The Life And Work Of Paula Rego – A Talk With Art Historian Marie-Anne Mancio
16 March, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join the Contemporary Art Group for March’s tea-time talk: an engaging zoom presentation by art historian Dr. Marie-Anne Mancio on the life and work of Paula Rego. Portuguese-British artist Paula Rego is one of the most important figurative artists working today. Explore a practice spanning 65 years and encompassing paintings, pastels, and prints, her dark, re-imagined fairytales and shocking images of women, as well as her process of working from the same live model and props.
Dr. Marie-Anne Mancio trained as an artist before gaining a D.Phil in contemporary live art practice. An accredited The Arts Society lecturer, she was commissioned to write and present online courses for Tate and Pearson Love to Learn. She has also lectured at London Art Salon, The Course, Dulwich Picture Gallery, City Lit and HENI talks. She is a founding member of InFems Art Collective and is currently editing her novel on Caravaggio.