Man Ray
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"Man Ray", photographed at Gaite-Montparnasse exhibition in Paris by Carl Van Vechten on June 16, 1934

/ birth_name = Emmanuel Radnitzky

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/ birth_place = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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/ death_place = Paris, France

/ nationality = American

/ field = Painting, Photography, assemblage (art)/Assemblage, Collage, Film

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/ movement = Surrealism, Dadaism

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/ influenced = Bill Brandt

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"Man Ray" (born "Emmanuel Radnitzky", August 27, 1890November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealism/Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He produced major works in a variety of List of artistic media/media but considered himself a painter above all. He was best known for his photography, and he was a renowned fashion photography/fashion and portrait photographer. Ray is also noted for his work with photograms, which he called "rayographs" in reference to himself.

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