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 Man Ray  (1890 - 1976)

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Lived/Active: New York/Pennsylvania/California / France      Known for: dada, surreal, cubist imagery

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BIOGRAPHY for Man Ray
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Birth
1890 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
 
Death
1976 (Paris, France)

Lived/Active
New York/Pennsylvania/California / France


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© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


Often Known For
dada, surreal, cubist imagery

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A Dada* movement painter, sculptor, film maker, and photographer, Man Ray became one of America's most influential artists.  He was based in New York City.

He was born with the name of Emmanuel Radensky in Philadelphia and was raised in New York City.  He worked for an engraving* firm and studied art briefly at the Ferrer School,  founded in Manhattan in 1911 with a free-school curriculum, which was non-hierarchical and emphasized self reliance, personal development, so (showing 500 of 16423 characters).



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