Paula Rego.

as well as an amazing talent, Paula Rego has a pretty incredible life story too.

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Mat Collishaw, Tracy Emin & Paula Rego at The Foundling at The Foundling Museum

There is an Iberian quality, duende, which is a combination of "soul" and "fatalism." To say a person has duende is the highest compliment. Can a middle-aged woman do ballet? Margot Fonteyn did. A person with duende can do anything at any time, so a lady with duende can dance anything at any time. Paula Rego, Dancing Ostriches

Paula Rego "Dancing Ostriches (diptych)", 1995 Pastel on paper mounted on aluminium 162 x 155 cm

Paula Rego

Paula Rego - Hyacinth - Reclining Hippo from Walt Disney’s Fantasia,

Paula Rego. In the Wilderness, 1998. Pastel on paper mounted on aluminium, 180 x 130 cm.

Erik Madigan Heck Llangrannog Wales Mark Rothko untitled 1952 Lady Agnew of Lochnaw by John Singer Sargent Miu Miu P.