Man Ray Exhibition Catalogue at the Copley Galleries, 1948

In December 1948, Man Ray recreated a Parisian cafe in the garden and patio of the Copley Gallery in Beverly Hills as a part of his solo exhibition To be Continued Unnoticed. The Copley Gallery championed Surrealist art during a time when Los Angeles was not yet receptive to it.

Read more about The Copley Gallery and its founders William Copley and his brother-in-law, John Ployardt.


Image: Man Ray exhibition catalogue announcing Café Man Ray at the Copley Galleries, December 1948, courtesy of the William Nelson Copley papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.