Cubism is not a manner but an aesthetic, and even a state of mind; it is therefore inevitably connected with every manifestation of contemporary thought. It is possible to invent a technique or a manner independently, but one cannot invent the whole complexity of a state of mind.— Juan Gris
The most jaw-dropping Juan Gris quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
The instant you know what the result will be, you are lost.
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 try to make concrete that which is abstract.
Cézanne made a cylinder out of a bottle.
I start from the cylinder to create a special kind of individual object. I make a bottle a particular bottle out of a cylinder.
You are lost the moment you know what the result will be.
I make a composition with a white and a black, and make adjustments when the white has become a paper and the black a shadow.