Máscara Vivian Girls on The Farm, Paula Rego
Serralves Foundation has launched an edition of reusable protective masks, inspired by the works of artists in the Serralves collection and currently in exhibition at the the Museum.
Paula Rego is one of the most recognized Portuguese artists in the world, her realistic and provocative paintings have the role and condition of women in contemporary society, as well as all the universes that surround it as one of the central elements.
The domains of literature are also often explored by the artist in her work, the painting present in the Serralves collection that inspires this mask belongs to the series of paintings "The Vivian Girls on the Farm" (1984, inspired by the book "The Realms of the Unreal" by Henry Darger, is an example. Although based on the tales about seven princesses, daughters of Robert Vivian, enslaved and tortured by soldiers, it is a reinterpretation and not an illustration of the story itself, as is customary in the artist.
The mask is reusable up to 25 wahshes, certified by Citeve, with antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial finish. Model with two tweezers and fit to the nose. The masks are produced locally by Tetribérica, Sustainable Fashion.
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