Man Ray
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  • One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.
    • Letter to his sister (18 May 1941), as quoted in Man Ray : American Artist (1988) by Neil Baldwin

Emmanuel Radnitzky (August 27, 1890November 18, 1976), more widely known as Man Ray, was an American artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. Perhaps best described simply as a modernist, he was a significant contributor to both the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. Best known in the art world for his avant-garde photography.