1 September 2020

Guston, Riley And Matisse Essential Autumn Book Releases

Three very colourful large format art books on Philip Guston, Bridget Riley and Henri Matisse have arrived this week.

5 November 2019

Fifty International Artists Auction Exclusive Work For Torture Survivors 

A star-studded charity art auction featuring exclusive works by Quentin Blake, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Michael Craig-Martin, Howard Hodgkin, Patrick Hughes, Julian Opie, Cornelia Parker, Bridget Riley, and others is to take place from 7 November until 21st November

29 October 2019

Bridget Riley: Dynamic Interactions And Optical Wizardry – Edward Lucie-Smith

At a time when there is a continual fuss about giving ‘fair representation’ to women artists, many of whom were not, in fact, central to the major art movements to which they, often peripherally, belonged, the Bridget Riley show at the Hayward comes as a major relief.

7 October 2019

Bridget Riley, Rebecca Parker, Elizabeth Peyton Three London Shows – Edward Lucie-Smith

Two exhibitions of modest size – Bridget Riley at Lindsey Ingram, and Rebecca Parker at Huxley-Parlour – both at the very centre of the West End art district. They have one thing in common: the fact both artists are female. Plus real divergences, which symbolise the lack of any real direction in British art right now.

4 July 2019

Twelve Exhibitions To See Outside London Summer 2019

Summer has finally arrived in the UK so if you’re planning on heading out of London, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. Don’t miss the Keith Haring extravaganza at Tate Liverpool; major sculpture exhibitions at Yorkshire Sculpture Park including David Smith and Damien Hirst as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International; seaside photography at Turner Contemporary and painting shows galore from early 20th century masters such as Vuillard to contemporary giants Bridget Riley and Paula Rego and historical exhibitions such as Last Supper in Pompeii at the Ashmolean.

27 November 2018

Bridget Riley: Comprehensive New Exhibition Announced By Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery is to present a major retrospective exhibition devoted to the work of the celebrated British artist, Bridget Riley.

22 January 2018

Bridget Riley – A Seductive Collaborative Invitation – By Edward Lucie-Smith

The new Bridget Riley show at David Zwirner is a knockout.

8 January 2018

Bridget Riley: Legendary British Artist Announces London David Zwirner Exhibition

Recent work from the last four years by the legendary British artist Bridget Riley will be exhibited at David Zwirner who is presenting her third solo exhibition at the gallery. 

17 November 2016

Bridget Riley Unveils New Site-Specific Window at Gemeentemuseum

Bridget Riley has unveiled a spectacular window commissioned by the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague. Entitled Dance the work of art took three years to realise and was specially commissioned for the museum’s grand first-floor reception area.

18 February 2016


Bridget Riley Exhibition Explores Colour As Her Breakthrough Moment

Bridget Riley needs no introduction, as one of the UKs seminal abstract painters, with a career spanning six decades. A new exhibition at the Graves Gallery, which opens today focuses on her breakthrough moment in the development in her practice, the introduction of colour. Following her first major abstract works in the early 1960s, Riley began […]

17 November 2015


Tate Liverpool To Present Exhibition Recollecting The Missing Art To Come

Tate Liverpool presents An Imagined Museum: works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections sees three major European art museums bring together over 60 major, post 1945 artworks from their prestigious galleries. On display will be works by Marcel Duchamp, Claes Oldenburg, Bridget Riley, Dorothea Tanning, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread and many more. You’ve […]

21 August 2015


Bridget Riley Juxtaposed With Portrait Sculpture At Frieze Masters

Tomasso Brothers Fine Art and Karsten Schubert announce a shared presentation at Frieze Masters, London, 14-18 October 2015 which brings together works on paper by British artist Bridget Riley with ancient and Old Master portrait sculpture. “We want visitors to enjoy the contrasting and complimentary energy of these works: the abstract and the figurative, the […]

5 August 2015


Bridget Riley: Learning From Seurat To Open At Courtauld Gallery

Bridget Riley (born 1931) is one of the leading artists of her generation. She rose to prominence in London in the 1960s with her bold vision for a new language of painting based upon repeated geometric forms. Although Riley’s work is often thought to epitomise a new spirit in painting, which was born of the […]

17 June 2015


Bridget Riley The Curve Paintings Opens At De La Warr Pavilion

De La Warr Pavilion presents Bridget Riley: The Curve Paintings 1961–2014, the exhibition surveys the artist’s use of the curve motif in a career spanning over 50 years. The show launches a year of celebrations marking 80 years of the Pavilion as one of the first and most significant modernist public buildings in the UK. […]

21 December 2014


Bridget Riley’s Op Art: First US Museum Exhibition In 15 Years

The Art Institute of Chicago has mounted the first American museum show of the British artist Bridget Riley in nearly 15 years. This solo exhibition includes many trademark ‘Op Art’ examples. The exhibition, which  runs from November 11, 2014, through March 8, 2015, features the Art Institute’s own Ascending and Descending Hero, an important early […]

17 August 2014


Bridget Riley and Toby Ziegler Exhibit At Wiltshire’s New Art Centre

Toby Ziegler is presenting an exhibition of new sculptural work at The New Art Centre in Wiltshire. Ziegler (b. 1972), is concurrently showing with a display of Bridget Riley’s painting in the Orangery. Both artists share an interest in perception, which for Ziegler involves the ways in which we receive, transfer and lose information. Ziegler’s […]

14 July 2014

Bridget Riley Stripe Paintings: The Pursuit Of Perception As Another Medium

Bridget Riley’s exhibition at David Zwirner offers a comprehensive overview of her latest body of work together with preparatory studies, works on paper and earlier stripe paintings ranging from 1961 to 2014. Her career now spanning over more than fifty years has seen no interruption in the exploration of the influence of colour and form […]

8 April 2014


Bridget Riley Unveils New Mural Art At St Mary’s Hospital London

The British artist Bridget Riley, best known for her colourful ‘OP Art’ paintings and prints has created a 56m-long mural for a corridor at St Mary’s Hospital in London. The painter stated that she didn’t want the mural to play too many tricks on the eye and that it was to remind the patients and […]

2 February 2014


Mayfair Art Galleries Link Up With Top Hotel To Drum Up Business

As demand soars from international fashion chains for a Mayfair address, many galleries are being forced to relocate to upstairs offices or move to outlying districts, threatening the survival of this preeminent art district. As an alternative way to discover Mayfair’s thriving art scene, Brown’s Hotel is offering exclusive weekly Saturday morning art tours introducing […]

30 October 2012


Bridget Riley Presented With Sikkens Prize For Colour

Bridget Riley the The 81-year old British artist associated with the OP-Art movement has become the first woman to be presented with the prestigious Sikkens Prize, a Dutch art award that recognises the use of colour. The Sikkens Foundation honoured her work for its “purity, subtlety and precision”. To mark the prize, the Gemeentemuseum in […]

5 July 2012


Bridget Riley Awarded Siegen’s Prestigious Rubens Prize

The award has been presented every five years since 1955 to a painter living in Europe in honor of his or her lifetime’s artistic accomplishment. Riley, who was born in London in 1931, is one of the most distinguished female painters of our time. On July 1, 2012 she was honored for her life’s oeuvre […]

25 September 2011


Made In The UK Exhibition Opens At RISD

Contemporary Art from the UK Richard Brown Baker Collection in Rhode Island A new exhibition of British art has opened at the RISD Museum, highlighting its extraordinary collection of contemporary British art in a major show this fall. Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection richly captures Britain’s contemporary art […]

18 March 2011


Hirst, Gormley, Riley and Hockney Donate Millions to Kettle’s Yard appeal

Kettle’s Yard the ever evolving contemporary art gallery in Cambridge is holding a multi-million pound selling exhibition. Seminal works donated by leading British Artists, Damien Hirst, Bridget Riley, Antony Gormley, David Hockney, Michael Craig-Martin, David Nash, Sir Anthony Caro, and Maggi Hambling will go on sale from tomorrow.The proceeds of the sale will go towards […]