Blue Period

self portrait after picasso

This is a self-portrait after Picasso. Someone, Bill I think, said it didn’t look like me, (but I wanted a self-portrait of how I looked to myself, and not to others).
The oil pastel is a copy of a Picasso self-portrait, from the blue period, I did this in 1980’s when I had moved to London, it was the time of the Minors strike and the electrical blackouts of the awful Thatcher years and all that.

Author: blackbird212012

I am interested in multimedia work: songwriting, art, and creative writing. I have been involved also in theatre and music performances.

10 thoughts on “Blue Period”

  1. The person on that portrait looks like he does not expect anything good out of his life, now and ever after. What was your idea of you for that portrait?

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    1. The truth is I’m not the most socially gifted of people, I’m plain looking, gullible even. That’s why I liked the paintings by Pablo Picasso of his blue Period, and why I felt the need to identify with it.

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          1. Look, I can’t really agree or disagree, because the only things I know about you are the ones which you expose through your poems; and event that is what you want people to see, which is not exactly what you are :). So there! I was honestly trying to understand how what you said is connected to the Picasso Blue Period. So – maybe I built the link in my mind. Maybe, I built it wrong 🙂

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