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"Picasso: Chapter Three" is the third episode in the second season of Genius. It is the thirteenth episode overall.

Plot Summary

After the suicide of his heartbroken friend, Pablo struggles with life. He meets poet Max Jacob who helps him through his pain, using it in his art. While he paints, Pablo only sees bleak colors, thus beginning his Blue Period. While back in Barcelona in 1903, to honor Carlos, he creates La Vie. In 1943, Pablo grows closer to Françoise and he shows her how to feel the passion through her work.



Guest Starring

  • T.R. Knight as Max Jacob
  • Aisling Franciosi as Fernande Olivier
  • Robert Sheehan as Carles Casagemas
  • Alex Hassell as Manach
  • Sebastian Roché as Emile Gilot
  • Adrian Schiller as Jaime Sabartés
  • Edward Akrout as Laurent Debienne
  • Stéphane Caillard as Geneviève Aliquot
  • Emma Appleton as Germaine
  • Lucy Russell as Madeleine Renoult-Gilot