How Did Juan Gris Use Cubism In The Open Window

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n Gris was a Spanish born painter and sculptor. He was raised and spent much of his life working in France. He was influenced by Pablo Picasso, who was the founder of cubism. Gris, too, uses cubism in his works. Gris, although not the very first, was still one of the first people to incporprecate cubism into his artwork, specifically oil paintings. “The Open Window” is one of a series by Juan Gris. Gris painted a series of window paintings. He admired the simplicity, and implemented everyday items, like guitars, food, and papers. “The Open Window” displays a window with a ocean/mountainous background, with a guitar, a bottle, and some music papers in the foreground. There is contrast in every element of this painting, as every object
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