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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
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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
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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
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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
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 | Nanne Dekking steps down as chair of TEFAF | Marlborough closes gallery in New York

18 Jun 2020
Self-portrait (detail; 1957), Victor Willing.

The visionary art of Victor Willing deserves to be better known

A substantial survey at Hastings Contemporary is a rare chance to encounter the British painter’s concise, enigmatic images

29 Oct 2019

September 2019

Musée des Beaux-Arts | Gustave Courbet | Maximilian I
Joyce Pensato in 2014.

Joyce Pensato (1941–2019)

Plus: Hauser & Wirth to open arts centre in Menorca | World Monument Fund restores eastern half of Phnom Bakheng temple | and recommended reading

14 Jun 2019
Salvator Mundi (c. 1500), Leonardo da Vinci. Christie's

Leonardo expert declines to support attribution of Salvator Mundi

Plus: Lithuanian Pavilion faces financial shortfalls | Museum workers share salaries on anonymous spreadsheet | Tony DeLap (1927–2019) | and recommended reading

3 Jun 2019
The Shed under construction, as seen from the High Line, October 2018.

The museum openings not to miss in 2019

The National Museum of Qatar and a centre for street art are among the institutions opening next year

27 Dec 2018

Fishy fragrances and Flemish still lifes

Plus: Lucian Freud on horseback and how Sex and the City made Marina Abramović

7 Dec 2018

Artist of the Year

19 Nov 2018
Chantal Joffe photographed in her studio in March 2018.

Chantal Joffe on painting, pastel and parenthood

An interview with the British artist, renowned for expressive portraits of family, friends and fellow artists

26 May 2018
Portrait (detail; 1962), Francis Bacon. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS, London

All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life

How modern British figurative painters have captured intense sensations in their work

Tate Britain, London
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‘Tell me who Kandinsky is’: T.S. Eliot among the artists

Can T.S. Eliot’s poetic experiments be read alongside parallel developments in the visual arts? And how much has he influenced artists?

10 Feb 2018
Girl Behind a Screen (detail; 1952), Leonard Rosoman.

The layered life of Leonard Rosoman

A fine, detailed biography convinces us to take another look at the oft-neglected British artist

14 Dec 2017
West Gallery with view into Central Court and Alison Wilding's 'Arena', 2000. Leeds Art Gallery.

A revamped Leeds Art Gallery cements the city’s cultural life

Extensive refurbishment has allowed the museum to rethink how its historic building and collection are presented

27 Nov 2017

What’s in store at the National Portrait Gallery?

A tour of some of the highlights of the NPG’s hidden collection

23 Nov 2016

For devotees of drawings: highlights of Salon du Dessin

Salon du Dessin attracts the world’s most committed drawings collectors. What should they look out for this year?

21 Mar 2016