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Object to be Destroyed (Indestructible Object)

Object to be Destroyed

Man Ray

Man Ray

Originals Graphics Multiples
An original is a creation
motivated by desire.
Any reproduction of an original
is motivated by necessity.
The original is the result of
an automatic mental process,
the reproduction, or a mechanical
process. In other words:
Inspiration then information;
each validates the other.
All other considerations are
beyond the scope of these
It is marvelous that we are
the only species that creates
gratuitous forms.
To create is divine, to reproduce
is human.

Object to be Destroyed 1932 (destroyed 1957)
Reproduced as Indestructible Object 1957
Metronome with affixed photo of Lee Miller's eye

About the Artist

Man Ray: Photos
Man Ray Trust Official Site
Man Ray Bio
The Artchive: Man Ray Nice Spanish site