I love this piece because of the body structure and the profile its in. I also like the idea that the face looks incomplete, like it's not really finished yet. I look and this and think, this guy is not really there; he is incomplete. linking to the hidden message which Jenny Saville uses in her artwork.
Kandinsky - he could see music. Different notes, riffs and instruments had their own color and shape. When I was in first grade our teacher gave us some paper and colored pencils and made us listen to jazz to see if we could see music like Kandinsky. I couldn't but now every time I see Kandinsky's art, I think of jazz - he was a big fan.
I love the use of technology on this image. The background is very plain and there's a clear lack of cover lines so the focus is on what is going on in the image. Although I think this would be very hard to re-create, it would look very artistic.