Paula Rego - Literary Inspirations

East Hampshire

Type:Exhibitions

Petersfield Museum, St Peter's Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3HX

Tel: 01730262601

Paula Rego - Literary Inspirations

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One of the most important figurative artists of our time, Dame Paula Rego (b. 1935) is also a sublime and inventive storyteller. Following a major retrospective at Tate Britain, Petersfield Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition of Rego's work in print, a medium in which she found great imaginative potential.

Displayed alongside Paula Rego's graphic work will be the stories that inspired her, in artists' books published by Enitharmon Editions. Rego uses novels, poems, plays and history books as a starting point for her printmaking, 'like you put on a coat, and then to stand the cold'. Stepping out into the cold, Rego tells her own story; one in which the hero loses and the underdog prevails, and she is free to explore her wildest fears and fantasies.

This exhibition is included in the price of Museum Admission. Please refer to our website for more details.

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Season (23 Mar 2022 - 9 July 2022)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
SundayClosed

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