Self Portrait

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McGraw-Hill, 1979 - Art - 398 pages
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User Review  - Blick - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoyed Man Ray's definition and promotion of himself, but he left out so many interesting historical episodes that I just bought a biography of him by Neil Baldwin. Was pleasantly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nirvana Sherman - Goodreads

I loved reading about about Ray's process as an artist, all his adventures in lie as well as acquaintances with other big artists artists of the 20's, 30's, and 40's. I have a huge list of people to ... Read full review

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Born in Philadelphia in 1890, Man Ray began his professional life as a painter before taking up photography in 1915. In Paris during the 1920s his career as a fashion photographer and portraitist took off, and it was there that he discovered the possibilities of cameraless photography. He continued to paint and take photographs both in the United States and Paris until his death in 1976. He has been the subject of major exhibitions at museums throughout the world, and is one of the best-known photographers of the twentieth century.

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