The Man Ray Trust was established by Juliet Man Ray, wife to Man Ray to foster worldwide recognition of the 20th Century artist Man Ray: avant garde painter, photographer, sculptor / object maker, illustrator, film maker, inventor, philospher, Dadaist and Surrealist. In addition to holding and extensive collection of Man Ray's original artwork, the Man Ray Trust owns the copyrights, reproduction rights, intellectual and moral rights for virtually all of Man Ray's creations from 1910 to 1976.