Man Ray, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Man Ray

American artist and photographer

Date of Birth: 27-Aug-1890

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 18-Nov-1976

Profession: screenwriter, photographer, cinematographer, painter, film director, film editor, autobiographer, collagist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

About Man Ray

  • Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in Paris.
  • 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 for his photography, and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer.
  • Man Ray is also noted for his work with photograms, which he called "rayographs" in reference to himself.

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