La Virreina – Centre de la imatge aims at exploring the image in its exhibitions. Its programming goes from contemporary art, photography, audiovisuals, to electoral propaganda or digital documentation and more. Located on the Ramblas, this art center however often does not attract the attention his excellent exhibitions deserve. In the recent years it has been La Virreina that brought the most outstanding contemporary artists to Barcelona.
Curator: Valentín Roma Heiress of Goya's expressionism and of Hogarth's mordacity, the work of Paula Rego (Lisbon, 1935) has shaped, for more than half a century, a persistent fable about human nature. Her paintings and drawings investigate with special attention how women have organized spaces of historical disobedience before the cultural imaginaries imposed from the patriarchy. The work of Paula Rego (Lisbon, 1935) could be read as a great fable about human behavior. Thus, the bonds of domination and dependency,…Find out more »