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
Op Artist Bridget Riley is famed for her oscillating surfaces and twisting shapes that exploit the limits of the human eye. Like almost all of her early work, this screenprint is pristinely monochromatic and perfectly demonstrates why she continues to be one of the most important British contemporary artists.