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Untitled (Solarized Nude) (The Primacy of Matter over Thought)

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Man Ray was a modernist photographer whose works are characterized by an inventive exploration of new techniques and visual effects. Born in Philadelphia and trained as a painter, he arrived in Paris in 1921 and became a member of the Surrealist circle of artists there. He took up fashion and...

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Inscription

Upper left in pencil: Man Ray. On verso in pencil: MR/1929.

Provenance

Man Ray Estate; Roberta Kimmel, New York; private collection, New York; purchased June 18,1980

Credit Line

Graham Gund Photography Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

1932

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 29.7 x 23.1 cm (11 11/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.213

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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