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artists - Paula Rego

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MAC Exhibitions

Paula Rego is, along with Vieira da Silva, one of the most acclaimed portuguese painters, with a name recognized around the world. She is also placed among the four best living painters in England. Paula Rego found in british art system, less dependent of cutting-edge concepts of modernity and trends, favorable conditions for further a work with Portuguese roots, dipping into her personal memories, stemming from the events of her life and challenge the deepest arrests of our collective existence. It is possible that the vitality of her later works results from this dual location.