Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Van Vechten Collection, reproduction number LC-USZ62-63265 DLC (b&w film copy neg.) Photo: Carl Van Vechten
Man Ray (August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976), born Emmanuel Radnitzky, was an American artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. Best known in the art world for his avant-garde photography. He is noted for his photograms, which he renamed “rayographs” after himself.