Self Portrait

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McGraw-Hill, 1979 - Artists - 398 pages
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User Review  - Tony Gieske - Goodreads

Intimate look at artists of the 1930 such as his friends Marcel Duchamp. Gertrude Stein, Picabia and Joyce. Rich selection of various techniques include over and under exposure, shooting through ... Read full review

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About the author (1979)

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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