Digital Commonwealth

Man Ray, Man Ray

Item Information

Title:
Man Ray, Man Ray
Description:
In William Wegman's "Man Ray, Man Ray," the biographies of Wegman's dog and of the artist Man Ray merge. Host Russell Connor provides straightforward documentary-style narration of important details of both lives -- life in Paris, the Armory Show, artistic influences, and obedience school. Samples of photographic works by Man Ray and Wegman's video work (featuring his dog Man Ray) are included. Key figures in the artist's life are represented by images from a high school yearbook and other "found" photographs. Approximate date: 1978
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Artist's Showcase
Subjects:
Parodies
Documentaries and factual works
Wegman, William
Man Ray, 1890-1976
Dogs
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_0814A6E98C934BDB88F47AE7292E4ACC