José Victoriano (Carmelo Carlos) González-Pérez (March 23, 1887 – May 11, 1927), better known as Juan Gris (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwaŋ ˈgɾis]),
was a cubist painter born in Madrid, Spain. His career was mostly in France. Originally a satirical comic artist, Gris began to seriously paint in 1911. Gris had his first painting exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants in 1912. He developed a deeply personal cubist style throughout his career, inspired. He coined the term for and painted in the \’analytical\’ cubism style at the beginning of his career, and eventually moved to \’synthetic\’ cubism.