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  - Marieke - Goodreads

must read! "The inevitable happend." (210) "Reflecting on this, I thought that perhaps if there was no solution, then there had been no problem - it was simply a matter of cause and effect. Just as a ... 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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