By Rich Rubin
Presented by Artes de la Rosa
Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m.
The place, the Montmartre District of Paris; the time, 1906.
Young Pablo Picasso is intorduced to Henri Matisse by Gertrude Stein and her brother, Leo. Picasso and Matisse are both fiercely competitive, and they soon become rivals for the leadership in the cut-throat world of modern art.
Meanwhile, on the home front, Picasso and his mistress Fernande adopt Raymonde, a thirteen-year-old girl from a local orphanage. As Picasso rushes to complete a ground-breaking works of art, his relationship with Fernande and Raymonde takes an unexpected turn.