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Man Ray - Lee Miller Magnet
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Man Ray - Lee Miller Magnet

Magnet with a work of the American photographer Man Ray, featuring the actress Lee Miller.

Man Ray (1890-1976)
Lee Miller - Gelatin silver print - Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'Art moderne/Centre de création industrielle, dation in 1994

€3.90

Characteristics

Dimensions :
5,4 x 7,9 cm
Museum :
Musée du Luxembourg
EAN :
3336729153312
Reference :
IS201421

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The artist

Man Ray (1890-1976)

Born Emmanuel Radnitsky in Philadelphia in 1890, Man Ray is an American multidisciplinary artist. Attracted by the surrealist movement and Dadaism, Man Ray tried in vain to found an American Dadaist movement with Duchamp before joining Paris and the French Dada movement. Painter, photographer but also director Man Ray defined himself as a "fautographe" (French word game between "photographe" and "faute" (mistake)) . His "fault"? Refusing any label, remaining free and passionate. He is particularly known for the creation of the technique of solarization which creates a kind of aura around the characters. Man Ray died in 1976 in Paris and is buried in the cemetery of Montparnasse, on his grave we can read the inscription "Unconcerned, but not indifferent".