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Bridget Riley (b. 1931) VIEW BIOGRAPHY CLOSE BIOGRAPHY

Painter of Op art in oils, acrylic and gouache; printmaker. She studied at Goldsmiths’ College of Art under Sam Rabin from 1949 – 52, and at the RCA from 1952-5, where contemporaries included Dick Smith, Peter Blake, Joe Tilson and John Bratby. In 1959 she attended Thubron’s summer school under Maurice de Sausmarez. She has traveled extensively in Britain, Europe, India and the Far East, making an important visit to Egypt in 1981. Since 1961 she has worked partly in Vaucluse, France. She exhibited at Gallery 1, London in 1962 and 1963, and from 1969 at the Rowan Gallery. From 1965 she has shown regularly in America and internationally, and in 1970-1 there was a major European traveling retrospective of her work. Retrospectives in the UK include the Hayward Gall...

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OSBORNE SAMUEL GALLERY is one of London’s leading galleries, long established in the heart of Mayfair. The gallery began as Berkeley Square Gallery and became Osborne Samuel when Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel joined forces. The gallery specialises in Modern British Painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. Expand...

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