Arturo Profili, general secretary of the São Paulo Biennial, writes to Paulo de Berredo Carneiro, the Brazilian ambassador to UNESCO, to mention a series of issues related to the Second Biennial, for instance the desired figure of one hundred Pablo Picasso works for the success of the exhibition and the presence of Guernica to ensure the biggest possible impact.

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Courtesy Arquivo Histórico Wanda Svevo/Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

Arturo Profili's letter to Paulo E. de Berrêdo Carneiro, dated 4 March 1953