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Rose Horizontal (2018), Bridget Riley.

Lines of continuity – learning from Bridget Riley’s prints

An expanded catalogue raisonné of the artist’s prints sheds new light on her pioneering approach to colour and composition

11 Nov 2020

Bridget Riley: Paintings, 1963-2015

This focused display brings together a group of major paintings by Bridget Riley (b.1931) spanning over 50 years of the artist’s…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
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Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat

In 1959 Bridget Riley painted a copy of Georges Seurat’s Bridge at Courbevoie, one of the highlights of The Courtauld…

Courtauld Gallery, London
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An Art History Lesson from Bridget Riley at the De La Warr Pavilion

‘I was looking at Cézanne along Matisse’s lines’

12 Aug 2015

Bridget Riley

FINAL WEEK Bridget Riley: The Curve Paintings 1961–2014 surveys the artist’s use of the curve motif in a career spanning…

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea
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Bridget Riley

Art Institute of Chicago
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Measure for Measure 7 (2016), Bridget Riley

‘A visceral assault on the senses’

Bridget Riley’s monumental abstract paintings are as mysterious as they are mesmerising

26 Jan 2018
Contrary Rhythm, James Hugonin

The contemplative power of contemporary stained glass

Recent commissions of stained-glass windows from David Hockney and Bridget Riley tell of a powerful, if suprising contemporary interest in the medium

24 Dec 2016

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Digby Warde-Aldam anticipates a sensory overload in 2016 as Bosch and Bridget Riley take the stage

1 Jan 2016

London Diary

Be won over by Ai Weiwei, blown away by Bridget Riley, and get lost in the National Theatre’s concrete corridors this week

29 Sep 2015

Highlights: ‘Somewhat Abstract’ at Nottingham Contemporary

Bridget Riley and Francis Bacon feature in this exhibition of work from the Arts Council Collection

10 Apr 2014

Artist of the Year

12 Nov 2020

Have corporate art collections had their day?

The financial impact of Covid-19 forced British Airways to sell some of its most valuable art over the summer. Will other businesses follow suit?

26 Oct 2020

October 2020

Cycle racing | British Museum | Tunisia
Untitled, Harlem, New York (1963), Gordon Parks.

A socially distanced stroll around the galleries

Photographs by Gordon Parks and a panoramic painting by Dale Lewis feature amid an unusually plentiful offering in London this summer

9 Jul 2020

School of rock – inside the new-look Aberdeen Art Gallery

After a £35m renovation and expansion, the granite city can finally display its collections in the manner they deserve

18 Dec 2019
Driving the World to Destruction (1983), from the Powerplay series (1983–87), Judy Chicago.

Paper work – the British Museum shows off its collection of contemporary drawings

A selection of studies and sketches shows how the definition of drawing has happily ballooned in recent decades

4 Nov 2019

Frieze Masters broadens its horizons

A Botticelli portrait and an ancient bronze hedgehog are among the must-see artworks at this year’s event

27 Sep 2019
Karsten Schubert photographed by Helen Taylor, October 1990

Karsten Schubert (1961–2019)

Plus: British art dealer gets prison sentence for grand larceny and fraud | Portuguese authorities seize art from debt-ridden businessman | Europe's tallest artwork set to rise above Belgian motorway | and Wendell Dayton (1938–2019)

31 Jul 2019
Chromosaturation (1965), Carlos Cruz-Diez. Installation view of the exhibition ‘Dynamo, A Century of Light and Motion in Art’ at the Grand Palais, Paris, 2013.

Kinetic art – a field that has always refused to stand still

From Calder to Kusama, modern and contemporary artists have created many different versions of kinetic art

17 Dec 2018
The drawing found in Blombos Cave, South Africa.

The oldest drawing in the world has been discovered – but is it art?

A 73,000-year-old fragment of stone marked with red lines raises questions about the nature of aesthetic experience

25 Sep 2018

The Apollo podcast: Mark Gatiss on John Minton

Mark Gatiss tells Thomas Marks about his new film on John Minton – and his lifelong fascination with the artist

6 Aug 2018

The museum pieces that every school kid needs to see

Leading figures pick objects from UK collections that should be seen by every child in the country

19 Jul 2018

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography And Abstract Art

How painting and photography have approached abstractionism, from cubism to the present day

Tate Modern, London
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