Elena Crippa and Zuzana Flaskova’s Paula Rego is an essential book capturing the full and striking breadth of the artist’s work, from early collage to large-scale pastels of complex scenes staged in her studio.
Radical and uncompromising, Paula Rego is an artist of extraordinary imaginative power. Over the course of 60 years, Rego has redefined figurative art and revolutionized the representation of women and their experience.
This essential book captures the full and striking breadth of Rego’s work, from early collage to large-scale pastels of complex scenes staged in her studio. It includes both the iconic and the rarely seen, alongside insights into the deeply personal nature and sociopolitical roots of her uniquely subversive art.
“This is painting with the subversive edge of a contemporary fable, fresh from the imaginative depths of a wicked national treasure.” —New York Times
Includes an illustrated chronology with previously unpublished archival and family photographs