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Casa Das Historias - Paula Rego

Avenida da Republica 300, Cascais 2750-475, Portugal
+351 21 482 6970
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Paula Rego house

Very impressed with the collection of paintings. Also the building worth a visit to see this Souto... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pasv67
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Porto, Portugal
Really interesting and thought-provoking art

Was not familiar with Paula Rego's work before visiting, but so enjoyed this gallery, seeing her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen S
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London, United Kingdom
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Avenida da Republica 300, Cascais 2750-475, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very impressed with the collection of paintings. Also the building worth a visit to see this Souto de Moura project.

Thank pasv67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not familiar with Paula Rego's work before visiting, but so enjoyed this gallery, seeing her art, and learning about her life. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Cascais.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A worklife of Paula Rego. Impressing and worth a vist! Fantastic arrangement of different aspekts of the artits life and creative power with the ups and downs of her life.

Thank Jochen C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Most people head to the beach in Cascais and bypass this gem of a museum, devoted to the work of Paula Rego, Portugal's greatest living artist (but based in UK). The architect is the great Souto de Moura, winner of the Prizker prize, who has...More

Thank tunai
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was not far from our hotel, so we found it fairly easily. Ignore the negative reviews which are mostly from a few years ago. The building is fabulous to look at and well laid out inside. Of course, you have to like Paula Rego's...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I found this museum different to others I have visited . She was a very unusual person & there is lots to read about her . Every picture has a story written by them . She is very truthful and straight to the point about...More

Thank rodCork
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not a great art lover, wander up to the museum area and enjoy this modern terra-cotta building - great to photograph. The art takes you through all of her artistic phases some you will like more than others but at 3...More

Thank Kaytie66
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We took in the "Secrets & Stories" exhibition (on until September). A biographical walk through her life via her work. Curated by her son. Coruscating elegiac and very arresting. Some pieces as good (and traumatic) as F Bacon or L Freud. A mock up of...More

1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Current powerful exhibition follows the themes about Paula Rego's life portrayed in the recent documentary film by her son. The Abortion series and the Fisherman triptych uses intense realism and allegory to reveal haunting episodes in her life, not unlike Max Beckmann and Frieda Kahlo...More

Thank paulanthonyr2015
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Dame Paula is not for the faint hearted. We passed last year but the gallery was closed for re-hanging or redecorating. Now that we live a short train journey from Cascais it was worth another attempt. We were also prompted by the recent BBC programme...More

1  Thank Tom B
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