Presented by Ann Dumas, consulting curator, European art, MFAH; and curator, Royal Academy of Arts, London

The exhibition Monet to Picasso: A Very Private Collection features three magnificent portraits of women created by Pablo Picasso: one of Olga Khokhlova from 1920, a second of Dora Maar from 1941, and a third of Jacqueline Roque from 1955. This talk explores the connections between the women who inspired Picasso’s paintings and looks at key turning points in the development of his style. Find out more about:

• Fernande Olivier in Picasso’s Rose Period and Cubism
• Olga Khokhlova in Picasso’s Neoclassical style
• Marie-Thérèse in Picasso’s highly sensual style of the 1930s, Surrealism, and “model in the studio” and “minotaur” themes
• Dora Maar and The Weeping Woman, Guernica, and World War II
• Jacqueline Roque, the subject of many portraits and great prints of Picasso’s final years

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MFAH Learning and Interpretation and Education programs receive generous funding from:

Jerold B. Katz Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Sharon G. Dies
Sterling-Turner Foundation
Houston Junior Woman’s Club
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Susan Vaughan Foundation
CFP Foundation
Joe Barnhart Foundation
Cockrell Family Fund
Ann and John Bookout
Tilman Fertitta Family
Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone
William A. and Madeline Smith Charitable Trust
Claire and Theodore Morse Foundation
The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
Learning Ninjas
Texas Commission on the Arts
Mr. and Mrs. Dan English III
Humanities Texas
Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell
Marilyn G. Lummis
Mary Lynn and Steve Marks
John L. Nau III
Strake Foundation
The Summerlee Foundation
Isla Carroll Turner Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheeler
Christine and Jaime Yordan Foundation
International Fine Print Dealers Association
Polly and Murry Bowden
Nancy and James Gordon
Lubrizol Foundation
and additional generous donors.

All Learning and Interpretation programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive endowment funds provided by Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; Caroline Wiess Law; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc.; the Wallace Foundation; the Neal Myers and Ken Black Children’s Art Fund; Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard; Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate; the Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation; Virginia and Ira Jackson; the Favrot Fund; Neiman Marcus Youth Arts Education; gifts in memory of John Wynne; and gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.