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The Life and Times: Juan Gris's Violin and Playing Cards on a Table (1913)

Speaker:
Rebecca Rabinow, Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art; Curator in Charge, Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art, MMA

Each lecture in The Life and Times series delves into the unique and fascinating life of one particular masterpiece within the Metropolitan Museum's collection. Journey through time and place to explore the unique personalities who created, contributed to, and cherished these extraordinary works of art. In this lecture, Met Curator Rebecca Rabinow explores Juan Gris's Violin and Playing Cards on a Table (1913), a colorful Cubist still life painted in the foothills of the Pyrénées Mountains on the eve of World War I.

Recorded April 24, 2014

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