|"Picasso Enters His 'Kind Of Blue' Period", 2001|
The first jazz album I really liked was Miles Davis' "Kind Of Blue". It wasn't long
before this rolled around in my head and met up with Picasso's "Blue Period".
The tambourine, brass, and woodwinds come from various photographs, while Picasso's head
and wallpaper come from his self-portrait. I photographed my own easel
holding a square canvas, on which I then superimposed a picture of Davis' album cover
to get the perspective right.
Since this work is a parody, it falls under the fair use provision of the copyright law. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.