For this, the first week of the blog, I have been inspired to write by the 1927 Picasso painting ‘The Painter and Model’. It is a very large (213 X 196 cm) oil on canvas work and as you can see is broken into three main areas – the largely grey background (or foreground, depending on your point of view), the white patch highlighting the model and the yellow patch highlighting the artist. 561 more words