Four centuries lie between the eye on the tile and this witness and this calls to mind a statement made by Man Ray in 1948 in 'Some Papers': 'Art is not a science. Art is not an experiment. There is no progress in art, any more than there is progress in courtship. There are merely different ways of doing it'.
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|Material and technique||Wood, cardboard, paper, paint, chalk, pencil and adhesive tape|
Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is travelling|
Height 15,4 cm
Width 29,8 cm
Depth 29,8 cm
|Accession number||BEK 1481 a-b (MK)|
|Credits||Schenking kunstenaar / Donation artist: Man Ray 1971|
|Creation date||in 1941 (1971)|
|Age artist||About 51 years old|
|Entitled parties||© Man Ray Trust / ADAGP, c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2018|
|Exhibitions||Rotterdam/Paris/Humlebaek 1971-72; Paris 1972; Rotterdam 1996a; Drachten 1998; Rotterdam 2013b; Rotterdam 2014b; Rotterdam 2017b|
Digitising Contemporary Art
A dream collection - Surrealism in Museum Boijmans Van beuningen
|Literature||Rotterdam/Paris/Humlebaek 1971-72, p. 158, cat. no. 216, fig. p. 96; Schwarz 1977, p. 153, fig. 241; Man Ray/Martin 1983, p. 149, cat. no. 68|
|Geographical origin||The United States of America > North America > America|
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Entry catalogue Digitising Contemporary Art, A dream collection - Surrealism in Museum Boijmans Van beuningen
All about the artist
Philadelphia 1890 - Parijs 1976
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