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Juan Gri's 125th Birthday

José Victoriano (Carmelo Carlos) González-Pérez 125th Birthday (March 23, 1887 – May 11, 1927), better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. His works, which are closely connected to the emergence of an innovative artistic genre — Cubism — are among the movement’s most distinctive. (Read more here: Juan Gris)

Here’s one of his arwork:

The Sunblind, 1914, gouache, collage, chalk and charcoal on canvas, Tate Gallery

His top auction price was $20.8 million which was set by his 1915 still life titled, Livre, pipe et verres,[1] until Christie’s Imp/Mod sale in November 2010, when “Violon et guitare” sold for $28.6 million.


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