Bridget Riley’s work is about visual manipulation, and through these manipulations, discovery. “The eye can travel over the surface in a way parallel to the way it moves over nature,” Riley has said. This major retrospective ranges from Riley’s Pop Art black-and-white paintings to her color canvases and recent wall paintings. “Feel caressed and soothed,” the artist advises the viewer, “experience frictions and ruptures, glide and drift.” —E.C.
Bridget Riley was featured in the October 19, 2019 issue of Air Mail. Read on
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