Paula Rego

Biography

°1935
+2022
Paula Rego was a Portuguese-British visual artist known particularly for her paintings and prints based on storybooks. Rego's style evolved from abstract towards representational, and she favoured pastels over oils for much of her career. Her work often reflects feminism, coloured by folk-themes from her native Portugal.

°1935
+2022
Paula Rego was a Portuguese-British visual artist known particularly for her paintings and prints based on storybooks. Rego's style evolved from abstract towards representational, and she favoured pastels over oils for much of her career. Her work often reflects feminism, coloured by folk-themes from her native Portugal.

Selected exhibitions

2022

'Paula Rego: Secrets of faith', Victoria Miro, Londen, UK

2021

'Paula Rego: The Forgotten', Victoria Miro, Londen, UK
'On view: works by Paula Rego', Marlborough London, Londen, UK
'Paula Rego: an Enduring journey', Cristea Roberts Gallery, Londen UK

2018

'Paula Rego: Prints', Marlborough, New York, USA
'Paula Rego: From Mind to Hand – Drawings from 1980 to 2001', Marlborough London, UK
'Paula Rego: Unique Hand-Coloured Graphics', Marlborough London, UK
'The Cruel Stories of Paula Rego', Musée de l'Orangerie, FR

2016

'Dancing Ostriches by Paula Rego', Marlborough, London, UK
'Paula Rego: Pendle Witches and Children's Crusade', Marlborough, London, UK

Artworks

Paula Rego
Abortion Series (Untitled 4), 1999
Etching
17,3 x 21,1 cm