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Saturday, January 15, 2005

Paula Rego


I came across a great site about the weird and wonderful work of Paula Rego, a Portuguese artist who lives and works in London. This particular picture resonates with how I'm feeling trying to write up my doctorate!

She says wild things like: "To be a dog woman is not necessarily to be downtrodden; that has very little to do with it. In these pictures every woman's a dog woman, not downtrodden, but powerful. To be bestial is good. It's physical. Eating, snarling, all activities to do with sensation are positive. To picture a woman as a dog is utterly believable."

1 Comments:

Blogger Amy said...

thanks for sharing this, I'm on a quest to learn more about women painters

9/17/2010 01:25:00 AM  

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