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The artists

Published by : Wellspring Media (New York, N.Y.) Physical details: 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 60 min.) sd., col. and b&w 4 3/4 in. ISBN:0794204767. Year: 2004
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Visual Materials Visual Materials 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung
Not for loan AC01387

Not rated. Photographers, Phillip Hurn ... [et al.] ; editor, Bryan McKenzie. Narrated by Stockard Channing. Based on the book: Man Ray : American artist / Neil Baldwin. Special features: Essay by biographer Neil Baldwin, "Man Ray and the women we loved" ; Weblinks.

"Man Ray is the quintessential modernist figure: photographer, painter, object maker and collagist, filmmaker and printmaker, poet, essayist and philosopher. Born Emanuel Radnitsky in 1890, he went on to become the leader of the "American avant-garde" and the most enigmatic of the Dada-Surrealists who transformed the Paris art world during the ferment of the 1920's and beyond. This profile follows the creative genius from his youth in Brooklyn to his glory days in Paris and, finally, to his impact on future generations of artist in a variety of fields"--Container. Also includes a never-before-seen interview with Man Ray in which he reminisces about his life and work.