The Crucifixtion of Jacques Rigaut by Man Ray, 1923
"Don’t forget that I cannot see myself. My role is limited to being the one who looks in the mirror." - J.R.
Detail shows Man Ray’s use of a lit cigarette and matchbook as crucifixtion nail and wound. Jacques Rigaut shot himself on November 6, 1929 at the age of 30, using a ruler to be sure the bullet would pass through his heart. His suicide inspired the book Le Feu Follet (The Fire Within) by Pierre Drieu la Rochelle and Louis Malle’s movie of the same name.
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