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"Picasso: Chapter Six" is the sixth episode in the second season of Genius. It is the sixteenth episode overall.

Plot Summary

Pablo is inspired by Henri Rousseau, a customs clerk who paints in a distorted style, and starts cubism with Matisse's protegé George Braque. The two go on to change the way people see art and they sell many paintings in their new style. After the Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre in 1911, Apollinare's secretary Géry Pieret who stole statues from the museum, confesses he knows who did it. Since Pieret sold them the artifacts, Pablo and Apollinare are accused of stealing the beloved DaVinci painting. Pablo takes Françoise on a getaway to Midi, but she is not impressed, he asks her to have a baby with him.



Guest Starring

  • T.R. Knight as Max Jacob
  • Aisling Franciosi as Fernande Olivier
  • Seth Gabel as Guillaume Apollinaire
  • Tchéky Karyo as Henri Rousseau
  • Tracee Pallero as Gertrude Stein
  • Iddo Goldberg as Leo Stein
  • Andrew Buchan as Henri Matisse
  • Kerr Logan as Georges Braque
  • Tom Cullen as Luc Simon
  • Bruno Paviot as Marcel
  • Jack Brett Anderson as Géry Pieret
  • Lucas Englander as Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
  • Gerran Howell as Karl-Heinz Wiegels
  • Daisy May as Marie Laurencin