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MAN RAY. Knud Merrild in the 1940s.

Knud Merrild (1894-1954) is known as the father of the flux painting technique and was the first artist in California to create assemblages. A Danish émigré to the United States, Merrild contributed greatly to the trajectory of American Modernism prior to 1950.