Mathematical Object

Man Ray, American, 1890 - 1976

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1934-1936

Gelatin silver print

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund

2012.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Stamped on reverse: [studio stamp of the period]

Course History

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Surreal Objects: Three-Dimensional Works from Dali to Man Ray, Schirn Kusthalle, Frankfurt, German, February 11-May 29, 2011.

Publication History

Ingrid Pfeiffer and Max Hollein, eds, Surreal Objects: Three-Dimensional Works from Dali to Man Ray. Schirn Kusthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Ostfildern, German: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2011, illus. pp. 130, 252 (transparency reverse).

Published References

Henderson, Linda Dalrymple. The Fourth Dimension and Non-Euclidian Geometry in Modern Art. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1983. Kirsten A. Hoving, “Man Ray’s Mathematical Objects” in History of Photography 25, no. 2. (2001), 193–200. Klein, Mason and George Baker, Lauren Schell Dickens, and Merry A. Foresta. Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention. New York: The Jewish Museum, New York; New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2010. Parkinson, Gavin. Surrealism, Art and Modern Science: Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Epistemology. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008. Pfeiffer , Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Surreal Objects: Three-Dimensional Works from Dali to Man Ray. Schirn Kusthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2011. Ray, Man. Man Ray: Photographs. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1982. Taylor, Michael R. “Eros Triumphant,” in Jennifer Mundy, ed., Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia. London: Tate Modern, 2008, 156–75.

Provenance

The artist; sold to Timothy Baum, New York (art dealer), about 1974–75; sold to private collection, New York; sold to Timothy Baum, New York (art dealer); sold to present collection, 2012.

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