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Man Ray Photographs 1920-34ParisThe Book
Man Ray Photographs•   His first monograph•   High quality reproduction of his photos•   Only around 3,000 volumes printed...
Man Ray Photographs• Born in Philadelphia, in the United States in  the year 1890• Born as Emmanuel Radnitzky, changed his...
Man Ray PhotographsIn his early years in Paris he met and became friends with manyartist notables who sat for portraits in...
Man Ray Photographs• He experimented wildly  with photography• He developed  Rayographs, images left  on photo paper by  o...
Man Ray PhotographsRay perfected the“solarization”technique, in whichareas of a photographare reversed in tone.Accidentall...
Man Ray Photographs 1920-1934 ParisThis Man Ray book has been called one of themost important photography books of thetwen...
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Man Ray Photographs 1920-34 Paris

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Man Ray Photographs 1920-34 Paris

  1. 1. Man Ray Photographs 1920-34ParisThe Book
  2. 2. Man Ray Photographs• His first monograph• High quality reproduction of his photos• Only around 3,000 volumes printed• Poor sales – lead to switch of title page – To say “Second Edition” to give impression the first edition had sold out
  3. 3. Man Ray Photographs• Born in Philadelphia, in the United States in the year 1890• Born as Emmanuel Radnitzky, changed his name in 1912, at least partially to avoid ethnic and anti-Semitic discrimination• Attended “The New York City Modern School in autumn of 1912• Left the US in 1920 and settled in Montparnasse quarter
  4. 4. Man Ray PhotographsIn his early years in Paris he met and became friends with manyartist notables who sat for portraits in his studio. Salvador Dali Pablo Picasso
  5. 5. Man Ray Photographs• He experimented wildly with photography• He developed Rayographs, images left on photo paper by objects placed on it before it is exposed to light
  6. 6. Man Ray PhotographsRay perfected the“solarization”technique, in whichareas of a photographare reversed in tone.Accidentally discoveredby his assistant andlover Lee Miller.
  7. 7. Man Ray Photographs 1920-1934 ParisThis Man Ray book has been called one of themost important photography books of thetwentieth century.Many Ray himself has been called one of the 25most important artists of that centuryLearn more at:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_Ray

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