The Lido apartments on Wilcox Avenue in Hollywood – the surrealist photographer Man Ray lived here from 1940 until 1951. In Paris, James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Jean Cocteau, and Antonin Artaud had posed for him. But in 1940 there were those Nazis you see. So it was Hollywood for him. But he always called Montparnasse home and returned there, and died there.
The Equitable Building at Hollywood and Vine, 1929, by Alexander Curlett –
And this –
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These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 – the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.