Paula Rego | Printmaker

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Front cover of Paula Rego's book with image and title

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Paula Rego Printmaker

Paula Rego is drawn to subjects that are well known, drawing her imagery from sources as varied as Peter Pan and Mary Magdalene. Her first experiments with printmaking were tentative, but as she discovered the various techniques open to her, her work became liberated and extremely powerful. She commented: "I turn to etching, and lithography, with a sense of exuberance and relief. In printmaking you can give your imagination full-range and see the results almost immediately. So one image triggers the idea for the next one and so on." Rego currently lives and works in London and is considered as one of the leading figurative artists of the day.

Essay by Paul Coldwell, with texts by Paul Coldwell and Stanley Jones

Foreword by Pat Fisher

 

Published by Marlborough Graphics

2005, English

22.1 cm x 17.1 cm x 0.7 cm, 48 pages, soft cover with colour illustrations

ISBN 1-904372-25-2