Paula Rego – Retrospective
Tate Britain – Until Oct 24, 2021 London (UK)
Since the 1950s, Paula Rego has played a key role in redefining figurative art in the UK and internationally. Uncompromising artist with extraordinary imaginative power. She revolutionized the way women are represented.
This exhibition will tell the story of the extraordinary life of this artist. Emphasizing the personal character of much of his work. The socio-political context in which it is rooted. It will also unveil the artist’s wide range of references. From comics to history painting.
He will present more than 100 works, including collages. Large-scale paintings, Pastels. Ink and pencil drawings and prints. These will include early work from the 1950s. Rego first explored personal and social struggle in his large pastels of single figures from the famous Dog Women and Abortion series. Also, richly superimposed and staged scenes from the years 2000-10.
It will be a unique opportunity to examine, in the city where Rego has lived for most of his life, all of his work.