Skip to main content

Rego, Paula (1935–)

Rego, Paula (1935–)

Portuguese artist. Born 1935 in Lisbon, Portugal; studied at Slade School of Art, 1952–56; m. Victor Willing (painter).

Moved to London (1952); lived in Portugal with husband (1957–63), where she became established as narrative artist, holding 1st solo exhibition at SNBA in Lisbon (1965); was strongly influenced in early work by Dubuffet, creating abstract, surreal collages, sometimes with political themes, but eventually moved on to more figurative work; settled permanently in London (1976); became visiting lecturer in painting at Slade School; held retrospective exhibition at Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, and Serpentine Gallery, London (1988), confirming international reputation; appointed 1st associate artist at National Gallery in London (1990) and produced mural in Sainsbury Wing of gallery (1991); held retrospective at Tate Gallery, London, and Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon (1997); uses printmaking, collage, painting, sketching and etching.

See also Paula Rego-The Complete Graphic Work (2003); John McEwen, Paula Rego (1993); Fiona Bradley, Paula Rego (Tate, 2002).

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Rego, Paula (1935–)." Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Nov. 2018 <https://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Rego, Paula (1935–)." Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 21, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/women/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/rego-paula-1935

"Rego, Paula (1935–)." Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages. . Retrieved November 21, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/women/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/rego-paula-1935

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.