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José Victoriano González-Pérez (23 March 1887 – 11 May 1927), better known as Juan Gris (Spanish: [ˈxwaŋ ˈɡɾis]; French: [gʀi]), was a Spanish painter born in Madrid who lived and worked in France for most of his active period. Closely connected to the innovative artistic genre Cubism, his works are among the movement's most distinctive.
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Gris specialized in mathematics, physics and engineering at the Escuela de Artes y Manufacturas in Madrid before studying painting and moving to Paris. He was active as an artist primarily in France. He is remembered as one of the leading Cubist painters. He had an independent and distinctive approach to Cubism that was influential to later practitioners and theoreticians. Comment on works: abstract
Spanish, French
Artist, Manufacturer, Writer, Engraver, Art Theorist, Lithographer, Cartoonist, Poet, Collagist, Illustrator, Still Life Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Juan Gris, Joan Gris, Juan-José Victoriano González Gris, José Vittoriano Gonzales, José Victoriano Carmelo Carlos González Pérez, José Victoriano González Pérez, José Victoriano González, José Vittoriano González, José Gonzales, José Victoriano Gonzalez, José Victoriano Gonzáles Pérez, Gris
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23 works online



  • MoMA Highlights: 375 Works from The Museum of Modern Art Flexibound, 408 pages
  • MoMA Now: Highlights from The Museum of Modern Art—Ninetieth Anniversary Edition Hardcover, 424 pages
  • Juan Gris Exhibition catalogue, Clothbound, pages

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