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Man Ray - Fine art photographer - USA (1890-1976)

Les larmes (tears) - 1932

Le Violon d'Ingres - 1924


Untitled Rayograph - 1922


Untitled Rayograph - 1943

1999 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

A tireless experimenter with photographic techniques who participated in the Cubist, Dadaist, and Surrealist art movements, Man Ray created a new photographic art which emphasized chance effects and surprising juxtapositions. Unconcerned with "Craft," he employed solarization, grain enlargement, and cameraless prints (photograms) which he called "Rayographs" - made by placing objects directly on photographic paper and exposing them to the light. Passage taken from  The International Center of Photography Encyclopedia of Photography