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October 20, 1989 - Image 37

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-10-20

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STREET WISE

4A/

ROLEX

With Style Magazine

150th anniversary of the in-
vention is celebrated. But the
medium was never second-
rate to Man Ray's open mind:
"Everything is art," he once
said. "For him," exhibition
curator Merry A. Foresta
says, "The various artistic
media had no hierarchy. They
were all tools employed in the
process of creating."
What appealed to Man Ray
about photography was its
break with tradition; it was a
modern medium that freed
the artist to explore its
possibilities. "I wanted to find
something new,"he said,
"something where I would no
longer need an easel, paint
and all the other parapher-
nalia of the traditional
painter." Always restless,
always alert to new ideas,
never concerned with
technical proficiency, Man
Ray himself confessed that
"photography gives me the
means, a simpler and faster
means than painting."
Still, Man Ray never com-
pletely abandoned the
500-year-old artform. "I paint
what I cannot photograph: I
photograph what I cannot
paint," he said, speaking
literally. His memory of an
enormous shadow cast by his
own body one night in the
glare of a car's headlights, a
moment he later depicted in
oil, is the perfect example of
an image he could not
photograph. Painting seemed
to represent a home base and
standard for measuring his
other achievements, artworks
as varied as experimental
film, collage and discarded
objects — on one occasion
nothing more than a jar and
some ball bearings that he
found, exhibited and elevated
to new status.
From his earliest years in
Philadelphia, and later
Brooklyn, the young Manny
seemed to sense a potential in
the common — the cloth
scraps of material that clut-
tered the home where his
father worked as a tailor. The
four Radnitsky children all
learned to sew and turn the
colorful remnants into quilts,
apparently a labor of love for
Manny whose later paintings
and collages seem patterned
on these techniques and
designs.
The young man's artistic in-
clinations threaded through
his high school years and
then life-drawing classes at
the National Academy of
Design, where he enrolled
because, he admitted, "I
wanted to see a nude woman?'
Later, study at the pro-
gressive Ferrer Center in
Harlem and lunch hours
spent hanging around Alfred
Stieglitz's Gallery 291, where

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