Man Ray

1890 - 1976

Man Ray

Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in Paris. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Man Ray has received more than 2,613,261 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 159th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Man Ray ranks 159 out of 1,258Before him are Hugo van der Goes, Sofonisba Anguissola, Niki de Saint Phalle, Fra Bartolomeo, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, and Eugène Boudin. After him are Frédéric Bazille, Jacob Jordaens, Fernando Botero, John Everett Millais, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Gustave Caillebotte.

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Among people born in 1890, Man Ray ranks 20Before him are Colonel Sanders, Stan Laurel, Lawrence Bragg, Walther Funk, El Lissitzky, and George II of Greece. After him are Kurt Student, Robert Ley, Maria Goretti, Carlos Gardel, Franz Werfel, and Bohuslav Martinů. Among people deceased in 1976, Man Ray ranks 20Before him are Ulrike Meinhof, André Malraux, Trofim Lysenko, Henrik Dam, Joachim Peiper, and Benjamin Britten. After him are Alexander Calder, Leopold Ružička, Eyvind Johnson, Jacques Monod, Raymond Queneau, and Anneliese Michel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Man Ray ranks 403 out of 12,171Before him are Oliver Stone (1946), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Margaret Mead (1901), Tom Clancy (1947), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), and Allen Ginsberg (1926). After him are Bernie Sanders (1941), Alexander Calder (1898), Jefferson Davis (1808), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), James Buchanan (1791), and Cliff Burton (1962).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Man Ray ranks 4Before him are Jackson Pollock (1912), Edward Hopper (1882), and Mary Cassatt (1844). After him are Margaret Keane (1927), Norman Rockwell (1894), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), Lyonel Feininger (1871), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Bob Ross (1942), and Jasper Johns (1930).