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Juan Gris Siphon and winebottle oil painting


Siphon and winebottle
Painting ID::  36497
Juan Gris
Siphon and winebottle
mk112 1910 Oil on canvas 57x48cm

   
   
     

Juan Gris The Still life having egg and bottle oil painting


The Still life having egg and bottle
Painting ID::  36498
Juan Gris
The Still life having egg and bottle
mk112 1911 57.5x38cm

   
   
     

Juan Gris Portrait oil painting


Portrait
Painting ID::  36499
Juan Gris
Portrait
mk112 1911 Oil on canvas 53x46cm

   
   
     

Juan Gris The house in Paris oil painting


The house in Paris
Painting ID::  36500
Juan Gris
The house in Paris
mk112 1911 Oil on canvas 40x35cm

   
   
     

Juan Gris Tile Bottle and cup oil painting


Tile Bottle and cup
Painting ID::  36501
Juan Gris
Tile Bottle and cup
mk112 1911 Oil on canvas 59.7x50.2cm

   
   
     

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     Juan Gris
     1887-1927 Born in Madrid, he studied mechanical drawing at the Escuela de Artes y Manufacturas in Madrid from 1902 to 1904, during which time he contributed drawings to local periodicals. From 1904 to 1905 he studied painting with the academic artist Jose Maria Carbonero. In 1906 he moved to Paris and became friends with Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Fernand Leger, and in 1915 he was painted by his friend, Amedeo Modigliani. In Paris, Gris followed the lead of another friend and fellow countryman, Pablo Picasso. His portrait of Picasso in 1912 is a significant early Cubist painting done by a painter other than Picasso or Georges Braque. (Although he regarded Picasso as a teacher, Gertrude Stein acknowledged that Gris "was the one person that Picasso would have willingly wiped off the map.") Portrait of Picasso, 1912, The Art Institute of Chicago.Although he submitted darkly humorous illustrations to journals such as Le Rire, L'assiette au beurre, Le Charivari, and Le Cri de Paris, Gris began to paint seriously in 1910. By 1912 he had developed a personal Cubist style. At first Gris painted in the analytic style of Cubism, but after 1913 he began his conversion to synthetic Cubism, of which he became a steadfast interpreter, with extensive use of papier coll??. Unlike Picasso and Braque, whose Cubist works were monochromatic, Gris painted with bright harmonious colors in daring, novel combinations in the manner of his friend Matisse. In 1924, he first designed ballet sets and costumes for Sergei Diaghilev and the famous Ballets Russes. Gris articulated most of his aesthetic theories during 1924 and 1925. He delivered his definitive lecture, Des possibilit??s de la peinture, at the Sorbonne in 1924. Major Gris exhibitions took place at the Galerie Simon in Paris and the Galerie Flechtheim in Berlin in 1923, and at the Galerie Flechtheim in D??sseldorf in 1925. He died in Boulogne-sur-Seine (Paris) in the spring of 1927 at the age of forty, leaving a wife, Josette, and a son, Georges.

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