Female Nude

Object Details

Title:

Female Nude

Artist/Maker(s):

Man Ray (American, 1890 - 1976)

Culture:

American

Place(s):

United States (Place created)

Date:

1920

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions:

8.1 x 11.4 cm (3 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Copyright:

© Man Ray Trust ARS-ADAGP

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Man Ray studied life drawing at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. He may have made this nude, more conventional than his other photographs of the 1920s, as a reference for a painting or as an exercise to gain confidence with the camera.

Exhibitions
A Practical Dreamer: The Photographs of Man Ray (October 27, 1998 to October 8, 2000)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), October 27, 1998 to January 17, 1999, (Cat.)
  • Walker Art Center, (Minneapolis), April 2 to June 25, 2000, (Cat.)
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, (Toronto), July 13 to October 8, 2000, (Cat.)
Man Ray Portraits (February 7 to September 22, 2013)
  • National Portrait Gallery (London), February 7 to May 26, 2013, (Cat. 9)
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery, (Edinburgh), June 22 to September 22, 2013, (Cat. 9)