Saturday, 23 November more info
Join the curator for a tour of this ambitious retrospective of artist Paula Rego. Spanning Rego’s career from the 1950s through to 2012, the works in this exhibition address feminist and political issues that resonate strongly today.
All nursery, primary and secondary teachers welcome.
About this exhibition
Paula Rego is an ambitious retrospective of the Portuguese artist’s work that brings politics to the fore. The works in this exhibition address António de Oliveira Salazar’s fascist regime, the 1997 referendum on legalising abortion in Portugal, the invasion of Iraq in 2003 by the United States and its allies and, from 2009, female genital mutilation – all of which resonate strongly with contemporary feminist and political issues. Highlights of the exhibition include Dog Woman (1952), Snow White and her Stepmother (1995), The First Mass in Brazil (1993) and Joseph’s Dream (1990).
Exhibition runs 23 November 2019- 19 April 2020
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