- Name: Man Ray
- Born: 08/27/1890
- Died: 11/18/1976 (86 years old)
Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890– November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in Paris. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all. He was best known for his photography, and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer. Man Ray is also noted for his work with photograms, which he called “rayographs” in reference to himself.
Birth Name: Emmanuel Radnitzky
Alias: Emmanuel Radnitzky
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Death Place: Paris, France
Man Ray quotes :
I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive.Man Ray