Man Ray - Quotes

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To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society. ---->>>

I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence. ---->>>

It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.

It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.

Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.

Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.

An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human. ---->>>

I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive.

I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive.

All critics should be assassinated. ---->>>

A creator needs only one enthusiast to justify him. ---->>>

One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy. ---->>>

Don't put my name on it. These are simply documents I make. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Man Ray
Nationality: American
Born: August 27, 1890
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Die: 11-18, 1976
Occupation: Photographer
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Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. 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 (wikipedia)