Naomi Savage papers on Man Ray, 1913-2005.

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Savage, Naomi, 1927-. Naomi Savage papers on Man Ray, 1913-2005.

Naomi Savage papers on Man Ray, 1913-2005.

Correspondence, exhibition files, writings and notes, artwork, printed material, photographs and transparencies. Also found is an audio cassette of a lecture delivered by Man Ray. Naomi Savage correspondence files include letters between Savage and art historians, students, various individuals at museums and galleries, and publishers, among others. Also included are postcards and greetings cards from friends. Among the correspondents are Theodora Greenbaum, Sam Hunter (one letter), and Roberta Kimmel. Of interest, is a 1942 letter from Isamu Noguchi when he was in Arizona to Man Ray describing the difficulty of adjusting to his new environs in Arizona; he also mentions his taking up pottery and woodworking. Man Ray exhibition files include solo and group shows at Galerie Anderson Mayer, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Philadelphia Museum of Art, Prakapas Gallery, Vered Gallery, Ronny Van de Velde Gallery, Helen Serger, La Boetie, Inc., Serpentine Gallery. Folders contain correspondence, checklists, loan forms, condition reports, an invoice, shipping receipt, press releases, printed material, clippings, newsletters, brochures, exhibition catalogs, and photographs. Also Included are files of other exhibitions, invitations and announcements for exhibitions on Man Ray and other artists, scattered auction sales, miscellaneous auction catalogs, exhibition posters (1966-1981), and miscellaneous printed material. Found is a sound recording of a lecture by Man Ray presented at the Los Angeles Museum in 1966. Writings and notes include typescripts of pieces on Man Ray and Juliet Man Ray: THE KISS OF TIME TO LIGHT: MAN RAY, LEE MILLER, AND SURREALIST PHOTOGRAPHY by Andrew Dickensen and JEWEL FROM THE BRONX: JULIET MAN RAY by Judith Young Mallin; assorted writings; a list of publications on Man Ray owned by Naomi Savage; and various notes. Artwork consists of an artist's proof of a print by Paul Levitt for Man Ray's autobiography, SELF PORTRAIT published in 1963. Printed material includes obituary notices on Man Ray, clippings on Man Ray and Juliet Man Ray, articles by Man Ray, reviews on Man Ray, assorted newsletters, reproductions of Man Ray's artwork, and miscellaneous printed material. Also found is a German translation of Walter Benjamin's MAN RAY: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE OTHER SIDE by Tristan Tzara. There are two articles by Man Ray: MAN RAY FOLIO: PHOTOGRAPHY AND TEXT and RUTH, ROSES, AND REVOLVERS. Photographs include images of Man Ray, Man Ray and Juliet Man Ray, family, friends, and colleagues. Included are photographs of Marcel Duchamp and his wife, Teeny Duchamp. Many of the photographs of family and friends were taken by Naomi Savage; individuals in the photographs are not identified. Also found are photographs of various sites, including Man Ray's residence in Paris in the 1920s and exhibition installations, including MAN RAY, 1890-1976: AMERICA AND PARIS at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas (1979). Included are photographs and transparencies of Man Ray's artwork.

1.6 linear ft.

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