Paula Rego:  Her work often reflects an aggressive feminism, coloured by folk-themes from her native Portugal.

Paula Rego Dancing Ostriches 1995 Pastel on paper mounted on aluminium 162 x 155 cm

Paula Rego.

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

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

Dame Paula Rego DBE (born 16 January 1935) is a Portuguese and British visual artist who is particularly well known for her paintings and prints based on storybooks.[1] Rego’s style has evolved from abstract towards representational, and she has favoured pastels over oils for much of her career. Her work often reflects an aggressive feminism, coloured by folk-themes from her native Portugal.

Dame Paula Rego DBE (born 16 January is a Portuguese and British visual…

Paula Rego. Portuguese painter, naturalized British citizen.

- Portuguese painter who broke boundaries at the Slade School of Art and was nominated for the Turner prize in her

by Paula Rego

Paula Rego Dancing Ostriches 1995 Pastel on paper mounted on aluminium 162 x 155 cm

Paula Rego ‘Pendle Witches’, 1996, Etching and aquatint © Paula Rego. The edition published by Enitharmon is  on show at Enitharmon Editions, Bury Place this November-December.

Paula Rego ‘Pendle Witches’, Etching and aquatint © Paula Rego. The edition published by Enitharmon is on show at Enitharmon Editions, Bury Place this November-December.

Paula Rego - Snow White and her Stepmother, 1995 (pastel on paper)

Paula Rego "Paula Figueiroa Rego, born is a portuguese painter, illustrator and printmaker.

The Company of Women Paula Rego The Company of Women 1997 Pastel on paper mounted on aluminium 170 x 130 cm Series Father Amaro

Casa das Historias Paula Rego is more than a museum devoted to the famed Portuguese artist Paula Rego, is a place where art is to be enjoyed and lived.

Paula Rego - flying children from Peter Pan series

flying children from peter pan - paula rego. etching and aquatint.

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