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Man Ray Quotes: I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.
         

I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.


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A camera alone does not make a picture. To make a picture you need a camera, a photographer and above all a subject. It is the subject that determines the interest of the photograph.

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When I saw I was under attack from all sides, I knew I was on the right track.

When I saw I was under attack from all sides, I knew I was on the right track.



My works were designed to amuse, annoy, bewilder, mystify and inspire reflection.

My works were designed to amuse, annoy, bewilder, mystify and inspire reflection.



To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.

To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.



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Nature does not create works of art. It is we, and the faculty of interpretation peculiar to the human mind, that see art.



To create is divine, to reproduce is human.

To create is divine, to reproduce is human.



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I have been accused of being a joker. But the most successful art to me involves humor.



Reality is fabricated out of desire.

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