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Gray, Christopher

    Full Name: Gray, Christopher

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1915

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): French (culture or style) and Modern (style or period)

    Career(s): educators


    Scholar of French modernism and professor of art history at Johns Hopkins University. Gray received his Ph.D. from Harvard University with a dissertation on the theories of Cubism in 1951. He published a version of his dissertation in 1953. In 1963 he completed a catalogue raisonné on the three-dimensional works of Gauguin, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin. His students included Francis V. O’Connor.

    Selected Bibliography

    [dissertation:] Cubist Aesthetic Theories. Harvard, 1951, pubished, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1953; “Cezanne’s Use of Perspective.” College Art Journal 19, no. 1 (Autumn 1959): 54-64; “The Cubist Conception of Reality The Cubist Conception of Reality.” College Art Journal 13, no. 1 (Autumn 1953): 19-23; Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1963.


    "Gray, Christopher." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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