Recognized for her ingenious development of Op Art, Bridget Riley is one of Britain’s most important modern masters. Born in Norwood, South London in 1931, Riley spent her childhood moving around the UK. The artist’s memories from the places in which she lived were to have a big impact on her visual awareness throughout her life, as she recalls spending time watching the changing light, colors and cloud formations of each place. In 1949… Read more
About the artwork
Prominent Op Art painter Bridget Riley takes inspiration from nature to create her beguiling geometric patterns. She replicates the changes in light and color of her surrounding landscapes, depicting illusions of movement that have a famously disorientating effect on her viewers.