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MAN RAY (1890 - 1976), Painter, collage artist, ready-made and assemblage artist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAN RAY (1890 - 1976), Painter, collage artist, ready-made and assemblage artist, illustrator

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American, 20th century, male.

Active also in France from 1921.

Born 27 August 1890, in Philadelphia; died 18 November 1976, in Paris.

Painter (mixed media), collage artist, ready-made and assemblage artist, illustrator, photographer (rayograph), filmmaker.

Dadaism, Surrealism.

Société Anonyme, New York Dada.

According to his somewhat fictionalised autobiography, Man Ray began painting at the age of five and entered the

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