Since it’s his birthday today, let’s celebrate the Spanish Artist Juan Gris, by highlighting some of his most famous art quotes.
As you may have read in my recent article on Juan Gris had a distinct role in the art movement of cubism.
Famous Art Quotes by Spanish Artist Juan Gris
I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I’d still have my right hand to paint with.
I prefer the emotion that corrects the rule.
You are lost the moment you know what the result will be.
‘Cezanne made a cylinder out of a bottle. I start from the cylinder to create a special kind of individual object. I make a bottle out of a cylinder.’
Juan Gris – Market Value of his Work
The richly detailed painting “Book, Pipe and Glasses” (oil on canvas) painted by Juan Gris in 1915, brought a record price of nearly $21 million at Christie’s New York auction of Impressionist and Modern art last November (2008). The sale was the highlight of the auction.
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