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Man Ray Biography | Poet

Man Ray Biography. Read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of Man Ray. This short biogrpahy feature on Man Ray will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.

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Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky, August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American modernist artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all. He was best known in the art world for his avant-garde photography, and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer. Ray is also noted for his work with photograms, which he called "rayographs" in reference to himself.