What Does Bloomberg Think of Picasso?

New York Observer

politics reporter Azi Paybarah

brings us all this video of Mayor Bloomberg

at a press conference this morning at New York City's

Armory Art Show

. "To change the topic, any thoughts on Picasso's Blue Period?" asks a reporter from the

Paris Review

. There's laughter and Bloomberg says he's "always liked the color," before bragging, "I actually have a connection with Picasso." He keeps talking: "His widow is a friend of mine, so I'll have to consult with her before I say anything about Picasso or her son or her daughter." With all due respect, no one asked about the children, sir. [

NYO

]

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