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MetCollects—Episode 10: Leonard A. Lauder on Juan Gris's Still Life with Checked Tablecloth

"Does a Collector Ever Stop Collecting?" Leonard A. Lauder on Juan Gris's Still Life with Checked Tablecloth

Featuring:

Emily Braun
Distinguished Professor, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Curator, The Leonard A. Lauder Collection

Isabelle Duvernois
Associate Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rebecca Rabinow
Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art and Curator-in-Charge of the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887–1927). Still Life with Checked Tablecloth, 1915. Oil on canvas; 45 7/8 x 35 1/8 in. (116.5 x 89.2 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection, Purchase, Leonard A. Lauder Gift, 2014

MetCollects introduces highlights of works of art recently acquired by the Met through gifts and purchases. Discover a new work each month.

Credits

Director: Christopher Noey
Producer and Editor: Kate Farrell
Camera: Sarah Cowan, Wayne De La Roche, Jon Nichols
Lighting: Ned Hallick
Sound: Tom Meyers, David Raymond, Brenda Ray
Production Assistants: Jessica Glass, Stephanie Wuertz, Lisa Rifkind
Music: Austin Fisher