Who is Johan Gray?

Who is Johan Gray?

Who is Johan Gray?

José Victoriano Carmelo Carlos González-Pérez, known as Juan Greyborn in Madrid and died in Boulogne-Billancourt, is a Spanish painter close to cubism, who lived and worked in France from 1906. Juan GreyStill Life with Fruit and Mandolin (1919).

What is the Portrait of Pablo Picasso?

Portrait of Pablo Picasso is an oil painting on canvas. This is a seated portrait of the painter Pablo Picasso. Juan Gris painted the portrait in 1912. It was then one of the first Cubist paintings produced by a painter other than Pablo Picasso or Georges Braque. The painting is kept at the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.

Who is Picasso’s friend?

Juan Gris (), born in Madrid in Spain, abandoned his engineering studies at the age of 17 to devote himself to learning painting. In 1906, he left for Paris and settled in the artists’ city Le Bateau-Lavoir where he became friends with Picasso, Max Jacob, the poets Reverdy and Apollinaire.

Who is Picasso’s master?

Juan Gris died of uremia in Boulogne-Billancourt on at the age of 40, leaving his wife Josette and son Georges. Although he regarded Picasso as his master, Gertrude Stein acknowledges that Juan Gris “was the only person that Picasso would have voluntarily eliminated from the map”.

What is the style of Juan Gris’ work?

Juan Gris assumes a personal cubist style and imposes himself in the metamorphosis of synthetic cubism in which he plays an important role. His production of 19 years is considered the peak of his work.