VMFA Presents Man Ray: The Paris Years

Man Ray: The Paris Years
© Man Ray 2015 Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY / ADAGP, Paris 2021.

Man Ray (American, 1890–1976), Self-Portrait with Camera, 1930. Solarized gelatin silver print. The Jewish Museum, New York. Purchase: Photography Acquisitions Committee Fund, Horace W. Goldsmith Fund, and Judith and Jack Stern Gift, 2004-16.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announces its upcoming exhibition, Man Ray: The Paris Years, on view in Richmond from October 30, 2021, through February 21, 2022. Organized by Dr. Michael Taylor, VMFA’s Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Art and Education, the exhibition includes more than 100 compelling portrait photographs made by the artist in Paris between 1921 and 1940, featuring cultural luminaries such as Barbette, André Breton, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Ernest Hemingway, Miriam Hopkins, James Joyce, Henri Matisse, Méret Oppenheim, Alice Prin (Kiki de Montparnasse), Elsa Schiaparelli, Erik Satie, Wallis Simpson, and Gertrude Stein.

Event Information
Start Date: October 30, 2021
End Date: February 21, 2022
Venue: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Man Ray: The Paris Years