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Gris, Juan (1887-1927) – 1912 Self-Portrait (Private Collection)

José Victoriano González-Pérez , better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. His works are closely connected to the emergence of Cubism. In 1906 he moved to Paris and became friends with Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, and in 1915 he…

Silver and gold

I loved the way the sunlight got reflected and given different tones depending on the glass in the windows at the dormitory at Santes Creus, a well known cistercian monastery, Tarragona, Spain. I took so many photos of that place (a favourite of mine), I can’t really make up my mind about which ones to…