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Paula Rego

The Dance , 1988

Acrylic paint on paper on canvas
83 7/10 × 107 9/10 in
212.6 × 274 cm
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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Aarhus
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Tate: Purchased 1989

Tate: Purchased 1989

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© Paula Rego courtesy Marlborough Fine Art
Paula Rego
Portuguese, b. 1935
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A “painter of stories” celebrated for her dark, complex paintings, prints, drawings, and collages, …

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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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About the work
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Aarhus
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Tate: Purchased 1989

Tate: Purchased 1989

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© Paula Rego courtesy Marlborough Fine Art
Paula Rego
Portuguese, b. 1935
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A “painter of stories” celebrated for her dark, complex paintings, prints, drawings, and collages, …

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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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Paula Rego

The Dance , 1988

Acrylic paint on paper on canvas
83 7/10 × 107 9/10 in
212.6 × 274 cm
Want to sell a work by this artist? Learn more.
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