Paula Rego
Portugese, born 1935
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High auction record
£1m, Sotheby's, 2015
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Paula Rego: Unique Hand-Coloured Graphics,
Marlborough London
Paula Rego: From Mind to Hand – Drawings from 1980 to 2001,
Marlborough London
2016
Dancing Ostriches by Paula Rego,
Marlborough London

A “painter of stories” celebrated for her dark, complex paintings, prints, drawings, and collages, Paula Rego draws upon folk- and fairytales, literature, and her own biography to create politically charged, deeply unsettling tableaux. Her forceful compositions are imbued with cruelty—both subtle and overt—and …

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