Kiki by Man Ray

Kiki de Montparnasse’s (Alice Prin) companion for most of the 1920s was Man Ray, who made hundreds of portraits of her. She can be considered his muse at this time, she is the subject of some of his best-known images, including the notable surrealist image Le violon d’Ingres and Noire et blanche. Continue reading Kiki by Man Ray

Man ray

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky) 1890 – 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 … Continue reading Man ray