Noir et Blanche (1926) by Man Ray

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Noir et Blanche (1926) by Man Ray, the American Dadaist and Surrealist, which fetched a record dollars 354,500 ( pounds 239,527) at Christie's in New York, twice its dollars 150,000-dollars 180,000 estimate. The photograph, published by Vogue in Paris the year it was made, went to a European collector. Last October a Man Ray triptych, Hier, Demain, Aujourd'hui, sold for dollars 222,500 at Christie's, then the highest price for his photographic work.