By (author) Man Ray
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Women by Man Ray
Book DescriptionMan Ray found the surreal in the commonplace, particularly in the female form, and this has made his photography some of the world's most accessible and recognizable: his ubiquitous La Violin d'Ingres creates a cello from a woman's torso with the addition of curliqued vents inked on her sides; his classic image of shining cinematic tears glistening on a powdered cheek has been tucked into mirror frames all over the world. This collection of more than 130 pictures dated between 1920 and 1950 covers not only Ray's work as one of the world's leading avant-garde artists--he was a tireless experimenter who participated in the Cubist, Dadaist and Surrealist art movements--but also his commercial work. It includes fashion photography and advertising images; portraits of many artists, including Marcel Proust, Marcel Duchamp and Andre Breton; and a portfolio of 26 Femmes. Art dealer Giorgio Marconi, who met May Ray in 1966 in Milan, contributes an insightful interview.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9788889431320
(280mm x 210mm x 19mm)
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: Italy
Books By Author Man Ray
Self-Portrait, Paperback (April 2012)
An autobiography, in which the author - painter, photographer, sculptor, film maker and writer - relates the story of his life, from his childhood determination to be an artist and his technical drawing classes in a Brooklyn high school, to the glamorous and heady days of Paris in the 1940s.
Man Ray, Paperback (August 1987)
This text explores the photography of Man Ray whose rich career has ranged from portraits of celebrated artists, musicians and writers such as Andre Breton, Marcel Duchamp, and T.S. Elliot, to the pictures using light effects outside the camera: cliche-verres, rayographs and solarizations.
Photographs, Paperback (June 1980)» View all books by Man Ray
Rich selection of various techniques include over and under exposure, shooting through fabric, superimposing images, and zeroing in on tiny details. Photographs are divided into general subjects, female figures (mainly nudes), women's faces, celebrity portraits, and rayographs.
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