Man Ray, First Edition Book
This rare first edition volume features a comprehensive study of celebrated surrealist artist Man Ray. Large, beautifully printed plates and text by Man Ray, with additional text by Jean-Hubert Martin.
Includes notes on the plates, a chronology and an index. 256 pages; 347 prints. Closed book measures 12" x 8.5" Hardbound in blue cloth.
American-born Man Ray is widely considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. A prominent figure amongst fellow expatriate artists in Jazz-Age Paris, Ray's dreamlike aesthetic closely mirrored his core guiding principle of the pursuit of pleasure and liberty. He was highly influential in the creation of the Dada and Surrealist art movements, developed in 1920s Paris with colleagues including Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso,
First Edition Man Ray Book$125