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Bridget Riley : paintings and related work

Author: Bridget Riley; Colin Wiggins; Michael Bracewell; Marla Prather; National Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : National Gallery Co. ; [New Haven, Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bridget Riley: Arcadia" will mark the artist's long engagement with the National Gallery. Colin Wiggins explains with great clarity and enthusiasm how the fluid lines of Renaissance and Baroque paintings, together with their palette of ochres, salmon, greens and light blues translate into the abstracted shapes that appear in Riley's paintings. Marla Prather looks at how the techniques and methods of modern masters  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Bridget Riley; Bridget Riley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Riley; Colin Wiggins; Michael Bracewell; Marla Prather; National Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781857094978 1857094972
OCLC Number: 642214248
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the National Gallery, London, Nov. 24, 2010-May 22, 2011.
Description: 78 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Bridget Riley at the National Gallery: Making Connections / Colin Wiggins --
Introducing the Art of Bridget Riley: An Act of Translation / Michael Bracewell --
L̀et the eye be agile': The Past as Present in the Work of Bridget Riley / Maria Prather --
Plates --
Chronology / Robert Kudielka.
Responsibility: Colin Wiggins, Michael Bracewell, Marla Prather.
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For 50 years Bridget Riley has been regarded as Britain's most important abstract painter, renowned for her large abstract paintings, with their complex, repetitive geometric shapes and undulating  Read more...

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