Bridget Riley: Recent Paintings 2014-2017

Richard Shiff (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Bridget Riley (Artist)
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Price
$50.00  $46.00
Publisher
David Zwirner Books
Publish Date
November 20, 2018
Pages
96
Dimensions
9.7 X 12.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781941701911

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About the Author

One of the most significant artists working today, Bridget Riley's dedication to the interaction of form and color has led to a continued exploration of perception. From the early 1960s, she has used elementary shapes such as lines, circles, curves, and squares to create visual experiences that actively engage the viewer, at times triggering optical sensations of vibration and movement. Her earliest black-and-white compositions offer impressions of several other pigments, while ensuing, multi-chromatic works present color as an active component. Although abstract, her practice is closely linked with nature, which she understands to be "the dynamism of visual forces--an event rather than an appearance."

Richard Shiff is the Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art at The University of Texas at Austin, where he directs the Center for the Study of Modernism. His scholarly interests range broadly across the field of modern and contemporary art and theory, with publications that include Critical Terms for Art History (co-edited, 1996; second edition, 2003), Barnett Newman: A Catalogue Raisonnรฉ (co-authored, 2004), Doubt (2008), Between Sense and De Kooning (2011), and Ellsworth Kelly: New York Drawings 1954-1962 (2014).