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La photographie n'est pas l'art: 12 photographies

A work made of twelve unbound reproductions of photographs in a double wrapper of blue printed with the title, and black with a window cut to frame the title; accompanied by a mounted gelatin silver print on loose cardstock with a handwritten dedication.

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  • A work made of twelve unbound reproductions of photographs in a double wrapper of blue printed with the title, and black with a window cut to frame the title; accompanied by a mounted gelatin silver print on loose cardstock with a handwritten dedication.

Date:

Paris: G. L. M., 1937

Artist:

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky; American, 1890-1976)
Forword by André Breton (French, 1896-1966)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)

Title

La photographie n'est pas l'art: 12 photographies

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Published 1937

Medium

Twelve unbound reproductions of photographs in a double wrapper of blue printed with the title, and black with a window cut to frame the title; accompanied by a mounted gelatin silver print on loose cardstock with a handwritten dedication

Inscriptions

Insert inscribed by Man Ray "Bonne Année; Man Ray 1936"

Dimensions

H.: 25 cm (9 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

Obj: 249439

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