Eerie model of Picasso’s corpse lies in Spanish birthplace

May 5, 2017 By Jon Nazca MALAGA, Spain (Reuters) – A life-size model of the corpse of Pablo Picasso lies on a plinth in his home city of Malaga, eyes closed, hands folded. The artist who transformed his subjects into Cubist abstractions is immortalized in an eerily realistic sculpture dressed in his trademark blue and white striped jersey and black rope-soled shoes. The work, made of silicon, resin and fiberglass, with human hair and real clothes, was created by Spanish artist Eugenio Merino – best known for his hyper-realistic models…

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