René d'Harnoncourt, vice-president of Foreign Activities at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, voices the concerns to Jorge Enciso, president of the Sociedad de Arte Moderno, Mexico, of Paul Rosenberg, gallerist and a friend of Pablo Picasso's, over the future Mexico exhibition, and the perceived danger from the tensions in France, given that the artist is currently in occupied territory. He offers works by Miró and Juan Gris to turn the show into a reflection of modern Spanish painting, thus leaving out the Guernica studies for security reasons.

Reference in the source Archive:
MOMA Exhs. 258.j.3

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René D'Harnoncourt's letter to Jorge Enciso