Man Ray: Portraits: Hollywood Paris Hollywood 1921-1976 Clément Chéroux

ISBN: 9783829605403

Published: March 1st 2011

Hardcover

316 pages


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Man Ray: Portraits: Hollywood Paris Hollywood 1921-1976  by  Clément Chéroux

Man Ray: Portraits: Hollywood Paris Hollywood 1921-1976 by Clément Chéroux
March 1st 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 316 pages | ISBN: 9783829605403 | 8.72 Mb

When American-born Surrealist Man Ray died in 1976, he left behind thousands of photo negatives, mostly portraits taken in his studio after his arrival in Paris in 1921. The Centre Georges Pompidou, which has owned them since the mid-1990s, has dulyMoreWhen American-born Surrealist Man Ray died in 1976, he left behind thousands of photo negatives, mostly portraits taken in his studio after his arrival in Paris in 1921.

The Centre Georges Pompidou, which has owned them since the mid-1990s, has duly cataloguedthe collection of negatives and is now in a position to bring out what is an encyclopedic publication in the best sense of the term. It attests both to Man Rays ability as a portrait photographer and to the quality of his archive as a monument to cultural history.The catalog features 517 portraits, each of which is explained in a short commentary.

Since Man Rays clientele was made up of members of Dadaist and Surrealist circles, of artists and painters, of writers and US emigrants of the Lost Generation, of aristocrats, and paragons of the worlds of fashion and theater, the book is at the same time a marvelous Whos Who and an indispensable reference work for a broad range of different historians and scholars of the20th century.



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