Paula Rego

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Paula Rego review – stunning is an understatement
Violence, eroticism and oppression converge as Rego’s deeply ambiguous work goes straight for the subconscious in this mesmerising retrospective

Laura Cumming

11, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Paula Rego review – phenomenal paintings, shame about the decor
This bold retrospective shows that Rego came into her own in the 90s – when the BritArtists overshadowed her. So why show her work on garishly painted walls?

Jonathan Jones

05, Jul, 2021 @11:50 AM

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Paula Rego: ‘Making a painting can reveal things you keep secret from yourself’
On the eve of her biggest ever UK show, the figurative artist recalls a 70-year ‘non-career’ tackling fascism, abortion, tragedy and the solidarity of women

Kate Kellaway

04, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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From brutal Dubuffet to nice guy Nero: what to see as art exhibitions open
As galleries reopen their doors, we preview a visual feast that includes Rodin, Eileen Agar, Paula Rego, Matthew Barney – and an out-of-body experience in Liverpool

Adrian Searle and Jonathan Jones

14, May, 2021 @3:29 PM

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The Sky Was Blue the Sea Was Blue and the Boy Was Blue review – a monochrome marvel
In this uplifting virtual show, works by 19 artists, including Paula Rego, Chris Ofili and Chantal Joffe, have one thing in common

Laura Cumming

21, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Paula Rego’s The Cake Woman: everyday power struggle
The Portuguese-born artist’s painting has echoes of the oracles in the Sistine Chapel

Skye Sherwin

14, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Paula Rego review – a monumental show of sex, anger and pain
Rego travels from brutal satire to figures so real you feel you know them in an unmissable, lifetime-spanning survey

Adrian Searle

12, Jun, 2019 @11:26 AM

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Paula Rego calls US anti-abortion drive 'grotesque'
Ahead of a retrospective of her work, the artist speaks about the dangers facing poor women who may seek illegal abortions as a result of bans

Lanre Bakare

31, May, 2019 @9:30 AM

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Hockney hits a new high and Spandau Ballet capture the cold war – the week in art
Hockney’s swimmer breaks a record, the Spands feel the chill and Fernand Léger imagines a female utopia – all in our weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

16, Nov, 2018 @3:17 PM

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Paula Rego: ‘It isn’t nice in my mind’
Visceral and unsettling, Paula Rego’s art has challenged us for decades. Now, at 83, she talks to Eva Wiseman about cruel fables and the medicinal joy of champagne

Eva Wiseman

11, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Home is where the art is: what Paula Rego, Lubaina Himid and other artists hang on their walls
Who are the painters’ painters, the sculptors’ sculptors? Five artists tell us about the works that adorn their personal spaces

Tim Adams. Interviews by Imogen Carter and Killian Fox

26, Aug, 2018 @7:00 AM

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All Too Human review – brutal, tender and bizarre, this is life, not art
Here in this dazzling survey of modern figurative painting are works that truly matter, in their humanity, courage, feeling and truth.

Jonathan Jones

26, Feb, 2018 @1:11 PM

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