Paula Rego: Secrets and Stories TV -
When I’m doing a picture and I’ve got the story and I don’t know where to put it like, you know, the background, the setting for it I got back to a place I know as a child. Paula Rego: Secrets and Stories, BBC 2017
A Paula Rego painting goes to places of psychic and emotional experience that had really been off limits. ibid. commentary
My mother has always been a bit of a mystery to me. ibid. son
He [Victor Willing] was so intelligent and he knew so much about painting. ibid. Paula
I had lots of abortions. ibid.
Guilt doesn’t come into it … It’s a form of survival. ibid.
The productivity was just endless. ibid. daughter of Paul and Victor
In my pictures I could do anything. ibid.