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Man Ray : prophet of the avant-garde

Author: Mel StuartNeil BaldwinMan RayStockard ChanningWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Fox Lorber CentreStage (Firm) : Distributed by Winstar TV & Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Biography
Named Person: Man Ray
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mel Stuart; Neil Baldwin; Man Ray; Stockard Channing; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Fox Lorber CentreStage (Firm); WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1572525657 9781572525658
OCLC Number: 47732232
Notes: A segment from the PBS television program American masters, originally produced in 1997.
Based on the book: Man Ray, American artist / Neil Baldwin.
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Special features include essay by biographer Neil Baldwin: Man Ray and The Women He Loved, weblinks and production credits.
Credits: Photographers, Phillip Hurn ... [et al.] ; edited by Bryan McKenzie ; music supervision, John Adams, Rosie Fishell ; co-producer, William Cartwright ; senior producer, Tamar Hacker ; executive producer, Susan Lacy.
Performer(s): Narrator, Stockard Channing.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Mel Stuart ; written by Neil Baldwin ; a production of Thirteen/WNET.

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"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.

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Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde

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Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde originally aired as an episode of PBS’ American Masters in 1997 and provides a succinct overview of the life of the talented Man Ray, a painter, photographer, sculptor, and film maker, who is perhaps best known for his photographic portraits of famous artists,...
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