Photo credit: Bridgeman Images. And what you want to do is make people look, make pretty colours and make it agreeable, and in that way make people look at life.". Working from literature, myths, fairy tales, cartoons and religious texts, Rego creates narrative works imbued with mystery. We only support IE 10+ (PC only), Chrome 60+, Firefox 55+, Safari (9+ Mac / 5+ PC). Making abortions illegal is forcing women to the backstreet solution.”.

and privacy policy, My details can be shared with selected Art UK Partners, The Artist in Her Studio 1993. Type in your search keywords, then submit or select one of the suggestions. ", Curator Alice Strang discusses the Abortion Series by Paula Rego. Registered Address: National Galleries of Scotland, 73 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DS National Galleries of Scotland is a charity registered in Scotland (No. In response, Portuguese artist, Paula Rego, created the Abortion Series (1988), a selection of paintings which draws attention to the dangers of making abortion illegal.The effect of the series was so powerful that it has been credited with helping sway public opinion to form a second referendum in 2007. Professor Sharon Cameron is a Consultant Gynaecologist, and Lead for sexual health services NHS Lothian, and Co-director of Clinical effectiveness Unit of Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive healthcare UK.

Born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1935, Dame Paula Rego trained at the Slade School of Fine Art, London. Rego is celebrated for her bold and intense paintings, drawings and prints, which intertwine the private and the public, the intimate and the political, the real and the imagined, combining autobiographical elements with stories from literature, folklore, and mythology, references to earlier art, and observations on the contemporary world. Royal Hospital Kilmainham Art UK is the operating name of the Public Catalogue Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales (1096185) and Scotland (SC048601). Artist and poet Pen Reid explores what Paula Rego can tell us about real love. In the 1980s Rego became well known for her enigmatic figurative paintings, which often have a feeling of caricature as well as of fantasy. Biography on Oxford Art Online . Paula REGO (1935) (Portugal) is an artist born in 1935 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a drawing-watercolor sold in 1991, at Bonhams, and the most recent auction result is a drawing-watercolor sold in 2020. Welcome to IMMA. +44 (0)131 624 6200 9 Lot 223 at the auction Contemporary Art Day Auction in London on October 8, 2016. Welcome to IMMA. In countries where abortion is legal, it is an extremely safe procedure and increasingly it is performed at an early stage as a medical method that involves taking two types of medication. You will be able to seamlessly ‘Favourite’ images and download large images for personal use. SC003728), Remaking our histories | Scotland, Slavery and Empire.

We explore how these incongruent elements cohere into a compelling whole with a closer look at Rego… Your feedback will inform how we grow Art UK in the future. The survey should take no longer than ten minutes to complete. Yet this is all preventable with safe, legal abortion. The women are alone. Three Guchi Faces, Guchi Face with Banana, Study for 'Crivelli's Garden' (The Visitation), Paula Rego: an artist of unflinching emotional honesty, Victor Willing: an observer of everyday life, 'Made in Britain' at The National Museum of Poland, Gdańsk, https://artuk.org/learn/lesson-planning/rego-paula-figueiroa-b-1935, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Museums and Galleries. In response, Portuguese artist, Paula Rego, created the Abortion Series (1988), a selection of paintings which draws attention to the dangers of making abortion illegal. Remember me (uncheck on a public computer), By signing up you agree to terms and conditions

Paula Rego on her Abortion Series in her 2019 interview with The Guardian. Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland Restricting a woman’s access to abortion does not prevent abortion but simply leads to more unsafe abortions.

Paula Rego: an artist of unflinching emotional honesty. [email protected]. Deaths which are preventable through safe legal abortion.