Untitled Rayograph (Snakeskin)

Object Details

Title:

Untitled Rayograph (Snakeskin)

Artist/Maker:

Man Ray (American, 1890 - 1976)

Culture:

American

Date:

1927

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions:

30 x 25.1 cm (11 13/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Man Ray Trust ARS-ADAGP

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In this Rayograph, Man Ray explored the luminous properties of a discarded, diamond-patterned snakeskin, paralleling the shape of the filmstrip almost invisibly arching through the darkness on the right margin of the print.

Exhibitions
Man Ray (Paris) (April 28 to June 29, 1998)
  • Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), April 28 to June 29, 1998
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
  • Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), April 2 to June 25, 2000
  • Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), July 13 to October 8, 2000
Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia (February 21 to September 21, 2008)
  • Tate Modern (London), February 21 to May 26, 2008
  • Museu Nacional d'Arte de Catalunya (Barcelona), June 19 to September 21, 2008