Man Ray (American, 1890 - 1976)

Man Ray

American | 1890 - 1976

Man Ray was an American photographer who was born in 1890. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne. Numerous key galleries and museums such as National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. have featured Man Ray's work in the past.Man Ray's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 2 USD to 12,412,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 12,412,500 USD for Le Violon d'Ingres, sold at Christie's New York in 2022. Man Ray has been featured in articles for The Guardian, New City Art and ArtDaily. The most recent article is Man Ray Image of Kiki De Montparnasse Sells for $162,000 at Christie’s Auction written for ARTnews in April 2024. The artist died in 1976.

Artist's alternative names: Emmanuel Radensky

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Current Exhibitions


Galerie Hervé Bize
Nancy | France
Feb 22,2024 - Apr 27,2024

SMS, Shit Must Stop

Mar 02,2024 - Apr 27,2024


Black-and-White Photography’s ‘Enduring Power’ Shown in Hong Kong Exhibition at M+, Its First Show Dedicated to the Medium
‘Iconic’ Man Ray Image Sells for €120,000 at Auction
Historic Man Ray Photograph Fetches over $162,000 at Christie’s Paris Auction


..A self-described “champion of photography,” he is well-known for his “eye” and sense of humor...

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George Eastman House - International Museum of Photography and Film photographer and, in the process, became internationally known for his talents behind the camera and for his experiments in the darkroom (especially for his inventive use of new techniques: the rayograph...

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Francis M. Naumann Fine Art

..Visitors will navigate through Man Ray’s impressive artistic career that spans over fifty years (1912-1971), through 150 works of all types: photographs, paintings, engravings, drawings, sculptures and...

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Museum of Contemporary Art, Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation

..Visitors will also appreciate how the surrealist movement played a defining role in Man Ray’s art, through the revelation of works that have been overshadowed by his photography...

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Museum of Contemporary Art, Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation

..However, these black-and-white, high contrast, carefully composed works eschew the abstract qualities of his innovative rayographs...

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Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

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