Picasso’s painting “The Old Guitarist”

The gray decrepitude of the old man contrasts beautifully with the bright golden color of the guitar as though he is strumming the last masterpiece. Watch the demeanor of the old man-his head bent,eyes vacant and cross-legged.The typical geometricality of Picasso’s figures is achieved beautifully-notice the bent head which is on a straight line with the knees bringing the extent of the bend of the head into focus.The fingers are sharp and pointed.The toes are lean and emaciated. His eyes are vacant and the skin appears shriveled up.The music continues to be flowing.

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