Why did Pablo Picasso paint "Guernica"?

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Pablo Picasso painted Guernica in response to the tragedy and the extensive loss of life caused by Franco's Nazi allies bomb attack. He loaned his famous painting to the Museum of Modern Art in New York with the stipulation that it had to be housed there until democracy had returned to Spain. The painting was not meant to be a depiction of the tragedy but rather an expression of his outrage.
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