Pepper, Terence. MAN RAY Portraits. 224 pages with 200 color and b&w plates. 4to, boards. London, National Portrait Gallery, 2013.
This catalogue for a show at the National Portrait Gallery gathers a wide selection of Man Ray's portraits in a slightlyoversized format that gives unusual substance to the images. There are multiple portraits of his avant-garde contemporaries, including Jean Cocteau, Peggy Guggenheim, and Gertrude Stein. A tender Braque is facing a confidant Picasso. Lee Miller stands out as supernaturally beautiful, and there are some surprising portraits of film stars, including one of a young Catherine Deneuve.
Item nr. 148247