Self-Portraits | Man Ray, 1916-32

Man Ray: Self-Portrait, 1932                     Man Ray: Self-Portrait with Camera, 1932
Man Ray: Self Portrait, 1931                               Man Ray: Self Portrait, 1916
Man RaySelf-Portrait with Gun, 1932

"MAN RAY, n.m. synon. de Joie jouer jouir."

( "MAN RAY, masculine noun, synonymous with joy, to play, to enjoy.")
Marcel Duchamp, as the opening epigram for Man Ray's memoir Self-Portrait, 1963

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Anonymous said...

It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.
/ Exhibition catalog / April 1945

l paint what cannot be photographed, and l photograph what l do not wish to paint.
/ The Rigour of Imagination / 1977

There is no progress in art, any more than there is progress in making love. There are simply different ways of doing it.
/ To Be Continued, Unnoticed / 1948

Inspiration then information; each validates the other.
/ Originals Graphics Multiples / 1973

Unconcerned but not indifferent
/ Epitaph / Words he'd often said of himself.

Man Ray


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