Dame Paula Rego, one of the finest UK based figurative painters of her generation, has died suddenly in London aged 87.
29 November 2021
The artwork of Paula Rego, whose career spans an impressive half-century, has been largely informed by her childhood in Portugal, the tension of her conservative upbringing with the looser morals of her London experience at the Slade school of art, and her relationship with her parents.
8 July 2021
Paula Rego (b 1935) is an artist who is vividly expressive and imaginative in her use of colour deployed in the service of brilliantly choreographed compositions.
In an era when modernism was dictating that painting should abandon all connection to narrative, Paula Rego
6 May 2021
This Summer sees Tate Britain open the largest and most comprehensive retrospective of the work of Paula Rego.
The British/Portuguese artist Paula Rego has severed ties with her long-term gallery Marlborough and joined Victoria Miro
A short time ago, it seemed as if making and publishing books about art – contemporary art, in particular, was a doomed enterprise.
29 July 2019
Hastings Contemporary is to mount the first major UK retrospective of work by British artist Victor Willing (1928-1988) since his death, charting each decade of his tumultuous life and career from his time at the Slade, his life in Portugal, and back to London and his untimely death from multiple sclerosis. Many of his paintings […]
4 July 2019
Summer has finally arrived in the UK so if you’re planning on heading out of London, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. Don’t miss the Keith Haring extravaganza at Tate Liverpool; major sculpture exhibitions at Yorkshire Sculpture Park including David Smith and Damien Hirst as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International; seaside photography at Turner Contemporary and painting shows galore from early 20th century masters such as Vuillard to contemporary giants Bridget Riley and Paula Rego and historical exhibitions such as Last Supper in Pompeii at the Ashmolean.
18 June 2019
All art is perforce autobiography, and every picture tells a story. How could it be otherwise? No outstanding artist almost literally makes visual these underlying possibilities more than Paula Rego.
2 June 2019
The first major retrospective of Paula Rego’s work in England for over twenty years will go on show at MK Gallery in Milton Keynes 15 June – 22 September 2019.
28 June 2018
Cumbria is an idyllic landscape where rugged mountains meet sparkling lakes. It has a history steeped in art and literature. William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Ruskin, Beatrix Potter, Kurt Schwitters and Andy Goldsworthy have all found inspiration here. In addition, it is no wonder it was the centre for the British Arts and Crafts movement. This summer Kendal is hosting major exhibitions featuring Elisabeth Frink, Paula Rego and Rebecca Scott.
Rook & Raven presents ‘She Came To Stay’, an exhibition that takes its title from the novel of the same name by the writer Simone de Beauvoir, and includes the work of Paula Rego DBE, Eileen Cooper RA, Marie Jacotey, Lucy Farley and Annie Kevans. The exhibition is a cross-generational exhibition, and curated by Aretha […]
Artists Draw A Line Under Torture: has gathered together leading artists uniting to fundraise by selling their work at Freedom from Torture: The Art Auction. Edmund de Waal (Top Photo) is the latest big name to join top contemporary artists including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Michael Craig-Martin, Antony Gormley, Julian Opie, Cornelia Parker, Paula Rego […]
This year’s RCA post card sale has netted a grand total of £111,000 for the college’s hardship and bursary fund. This year’s event saw people queuing for days with an encampment of over 50 tents which provided shelter for the unprecedented cold March weather. Postcards by well known artists such as, Paula Rego, Julian Opie […]
This year works of by well known artists such as, Paula Rego, Julian Opie and David Bailey are going on sale for just £45, at the RCA Secret postcard event. But you’ll have to spot them amongst the other 2,700 postcards on display! All of the postcards are displayed anonymously for a week in the […]
Abbot Hall’s summer exhibition in Cumbria has mounted an exhibition titled; “Francis Bacon to Paula Rego”. It celebrates and explores the work of major British painters of the last fifty years. The featured artists reads like a who’s who of the art world and draws from Abbot Hall’s significant collection of twentieth century painting with […]
Lily Cole is present a new art TV programme, visiting leading artists, observing them at work, and interviewing them about their life and practice With a double first in art history from Cambridge Cole is the perfect candidate for this new series that will feature artists such as Paula Rego, Tacita Dean, and Christo. The […]
9 February 2012
East Wing X: Material Matters @ Courtauld Institute of Art – REVIEW Every other year, coming on for two decades, the Courtauld Institute of Art has given over its East Wing to a student-run exhibition of contemporary art. It represents a sort of test run for the curators of the future, currently being incubated in […]
Leading artists, including Antony Gormley, the Chapman brothers, Paula Rego, Cornelia Parker, and Gavin Turk, band together to raise funds for the survivors of torture Freedom from Torture: The Art Auction will see leading visual artists unite to raise funds to support the survivors of torture. Antony Gormley, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Paula Rego, Cornelia Parker, […]