Raoul Ubac was born on the 31st of August 1910 in Cologne. He spent most of his youth in Germany and eventually moves to Paris where he studies at the Sorbonne. In Paris, he meets Camille Bryen, Otto Freudlich and Andrée Breton and joins the Surrealist movement.
Ubac experiments with photography, notably with solarisation and petrification. In 1933 his experiments are exposed in a Parisian gallery.
He is also known for his drawings, his prints, his gouaches, his paintings, his reliefs, and his stained glass.
The artist passed away on March 24th in 1985.