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At the National Gallery, Paula Rego holds her own against a Renaissance master

Spot Judith, Delilah, the Virgin Mary – and museum staff – in a monumental mural inspired by a 15th-century altarpiece

26 Jul 2023
Crivelli's Garden (detail; 1990–1), Paula Rego. National Gallery, London. Photo: The National Gallery, London; © Ostrich Arts Ltd

Paula Rego: Crivelli’s Garden

The artist’s monumental mural goes on show alongside the altarpiece that inspired it

14 Jul 2023
Paula Rego studio

‘The meekest person can manipulate’ – a tribute to Paula Rego (1935–2022)

The Portuguese-British painter told stories of parental abandonment, misogyny and exile with a power that put her in a class of her own

10 Jun 2022
Paula Rego, photographed in 2021. Photo: © Nick Willing

The week in art news – Paula Rego (1935–2022)

The Portuguese-British painter renowned worldwide for her vivid and unsettling fairy-tale visions has died at the age of 87

8 Jun 2022

Paula Rego

The Portuguese-born painter’s masterfully unsettling canvases go on view in her largest UK survey to date, at Tate Britain

2 Jul 2021
War (detail; 2003), Paula Rego.

Paula Rego pictures a world of pain

A survey of the artist takes us to a land of sinister magic not so different to our own

26 Aug 2019
Scavengers (1994), Paula Rego

Paula Rego paints a world of nightmares and secrets

Drawing on sources from Balzac to Disney, Rego’s pictures hint at narratives filled with mystery

14 Nov 2018
The Sky was Blue the Sea was Blue and the Boy was Blue (detail; 2007), Paula Rego. © Paula Rego, courtesy of Marlborough Fine Art

Paula Rego: The Boy Who Loved the Sea and Other Stories

Rego’s almost unparalleled skill for storytelling is evident in this exhibition, which includes examples of the artist’s most iconic and most recent works

Jerwood Gallery, Hastings
Paula Rego in the studio with the Flying Mermaids. © Nick Willing

Paula Rego shares her secrets with her son

The artist discusses love, depression, abortion and infidelity in a new documentary directed by her son

28 Mar 2017

Paula Rego/Honoré Daumier

Scandal, Gossip and Other Stories

House of Illustration, London

Review: Paula Rego’s powerful pastels at Marlborough Fine Art

Playful and daring, Rego’s pastels and watercolours are a surprise

24 Oct 2014

From David Bomberg to Paula Rego

The London Group in Southampton

Southampton City Art Gallery
Ttéia 1C (detail; 2001/2016), Lygia Pape. © Projeto Lygia Pape; courtesy Projeto Lygia Pape and Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Paula Pape

Lygia Pape’s fragile threads

Plus: The final painting of Francis West; Yinka Shonibare without his trademark fabric; and Paula Rego’s first tapestry

24 Sep 2016

The club for unconventional and international women who were ahead of their time

For 80 years, the Women’s International Art Club allowed artists to exhibit work that had yet to find wider acceptance

26 Oct 2023

Are auction houses starting to run out of steam?

Disappointing results for a series of sales in London suggest the market may not be as healthy as Frieze made it seem

19 Oct 2023

Around the galleries – Paris+ par Art Basel is back with even grander plans

Art Basel’s newest offshoot returns to the French capital with a public programme that is free and open to everyone

2 Oct 2023
Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) (detail; 1972), David Hockney. Image: © David Hockney; photo: Art Gallery of New South Wales/Jenni Carter

Capturing the Moment

The Tate Modern considers how photography and painting have spurred each other to new heights

2 Jun 2023

Mining meaning in Middlesbrough

Locals and celebrities have banded together to offer a compelling range of perspectives on the industrial history of the Yorkshire town

23 May 2023
Trestle-leg table (17th century), China. Christie's Hong Kong ($1m–$1.5m)

Auction highlights – what Hong Kong is bringing to the table this month

As New York takes stock of a whirlwind season, attention turns to marquee sales in Asia

18 Nov 2022
Alice Neel

Frieze week highlights: Alice Neel and Victor Willing

An exhibition of Alice Neel’s portraits and abstract works by Victor Willing are among the shows we’re looking forward to seeing this year

10 Oct 2022

Exhibition of the Year

Alice Neel: People Come First Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22 March–1 August In around 100 paintings, drawings and…

12 Nov 2021
A selection of the bookplates in Simon Martin’s collection, showing the following plates (clockwise from top left): William Nicholson’s for William Heinemann; Stephen Gooden’s for John Raymond Danson; John Craxton’s for Stephen and Natasha Spender; Keith Vaughan’s for Mervyn Jones Evans, John Nash’s for Lionel Bradley, Eric Gill’s for Mary Gill, E. McKnight Kauffer’s for Jeanette Rutherston, Keith Vaughan’s for John Lehmann, Gladys Calthrop’s for Nöel Coward, and E. McKnight Kauffer’s for Ifan Kyrle Fletcher.

Book keeping: the bookplates that are artworks in their own right

With their miniature artistry and enigmatic personal histories, these striking prints are often more enticing than the volumes they’re found in

23 Apr 2021
Rosalind Nashashibi at her exhibition ‘An Overflow of Passion and Sentiment’ in the National Gallery, London

Spanish pointers – Rosalind Nashashibi at the National Gallery

During a residency at the gallery, the artist has made works inspired by the drama of Spanish Golden Age painting

23 Dec 2020
The statue of Cecil Rhodes outside Oriel College in Oxford, photographed in June 2020.

The week in art news – Oxford college backs calls to remove Rhodes statue

Plus: Amazon boss appointed director of Natural History Museum, and more art news

18 Jun 2020