Ray, Man, b. 1890 d. 1976
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.; France
Collection size: 1 photograph : b&w ; 15 1/2 x 20 1/2 cm.
Collection Summary: Photo of Edith Halpert taken by Man Ray. The photo is inscribed by Halpert to her friend, museum director James W. Foster: "To Jim Whose radiant warmth is the greatest stimulant I have experienced the the art world. With deep affection, Edith. P.S. The coat is reversible Man Ray missed the white side."
Biographical/Historical Note: Photographer. Halpert was director of the Downtown Gallery, New York, N.Y. and a friend of director of museum director, James W. Foster.
Donated 1978 by James W. Foster.
How to Use this Collection
- Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
- For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.