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 Paula Figueiroa Rego  (1935 - )

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Lived/Active: United Kingdom/Portugal      Known for: children's story illustration, printmaking, painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Paula Rego
1935 (Lisbon, Portugal)
United Kingdom/Portugal

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children's story illustration, printmaking, painting

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A writer, printmaker, collage artist and illustrator, Portuguese-born Paula Rego, working in England, creates children's stories that are "thin guises for pshycho-sexual intrigue and taboo, where magical realism rules, where nothing is certain except the witchy powers of feminism, and the underlying notion that nothing is as it seems." (Saatchi)  She says that many of these 'dark' tales spring from the subconscious part of her brain and not from reality in her life.  Some of her (showing 500 of 3022 characters).

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