Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, Man Ray grew up in America but spent the greater part of his life in Paris. Working in several mediums, Man Ray's art includes painting, sculpture, collage, constructed objects, and photography. Beginning in 1921, he received hundreds of commissions for portraits and commercial work which were featured in publications such as: Vogue, Vu, Bazaar, and Vanity Fair. He was an American, but worked in Paris from 1921 to 1940.