Man Ray Quotes

Who is Man Ray?

Man Ray was an American visual artist from the Dada movement born as Emmanuel Radnitzky.

Born August 27, 1890
Died November 18, 1976

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Best 12 Quotes by Man Ray

“A camera alone does not make a picture. To make a picture you need a camera, a photographer and above all a subject. It is the subject that determines the interest of the photograph.”

“I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.”

“I never knew what I was doing until I was done.”

“Lipstick is the red badge of courage.”

“My works were designed to amuse, annoy, bewilder, mystify and inspire reflection.”

“Reality is fabricated out of desire.”

“The streets are full of admirable craftsmen, but so few practical dreamers.”

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“The tricks of today are the truths of tomorrow.”

“To create is divine, to reproduce is human.”

“To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.”

“When I saw I was under attack from all sides, I knew I was on the right track.”

“You don’t ask a writer what typewriter he uses.”

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