There’s that famous song by every hipster-music-nerd’s favorite band the Modern Lovers with the remarkable observation that Pablo Picasso, one of the greatest artists of all time, was “never called an asshole.”
We highly doubt this. But put that aside for a moment and assume that, in fact, the artsy Spaniard was never called an asshole.
But that doesn’t mean he wasn’t — as Trump might say — “a bad hombre.”
The street artist collective that works under the moniker Decisions & Review has put up this fresh artwork depicting Picasso wearing a cowboy hat and brandishing a pistol. He looks like a badass, albeit an artsy badass.
It’s food for thought, which is maybe why the word “think” is painted above Pablo’s head.
So what does it all mean? It means Pablo was a bad hombre. And, let’s face it, he probably an was asshole, too, even if you accept that he was never called that. (But we assure you, he was called that. Maybe not to his face everyday, but often.)
What do you think? What’s your interpretation of this artwork? Tell in the comments section below! We really want to know!