Pablo Picasso is not during the occupation of Paris in World War II, he left the French capital. Although known for his revolutionary ideas, Picasso was already so celebrated that even the Nazis were not too bothered. On one occasion, the Gestapo officer visited Picasso’s studio. On one wall he saw the “Guernica” – the painter did in 1937 as a reminder of the suffering of the Spanish Civil War. The painting was created after the German bombing of the town in the Basque Country when they killed the elderly, women and children (men were at the front). – You did this? – the German officer. – I’m not replied Picasso – you! Otherwise, at the express wish of Picasso, painting was not allowed to return to Spain as long as it is not established democracy. The famous picture was the Museum of Modern Art in New York, to 1981. , six years after Franco’s death was returned to Spain. Today is the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid.


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