Bridget Riley  The Stripe Paintings, 1961–2012

Texts by John Elderfield, Paul Moorhouse and Robert Kudielka
Ridinghouse 2013 in association with Holzwarth Publications and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin. Distributed in Europe by Holzwarth Publications.
£28  |  $49.95

30 × 24 cm  |  11 3/4 × 9 1/2 in
86 pp, 32 colour ill
Bilingual: English and German
ISBN: 978 1 905464 76 0

Filled with Bridget Riley’s mesmerising stripe paintings, this catalogue conveys the artist’s unique development in using stripes to animate the entire visual field.

Published in conjunction with the Bridget Riley: The Stripe Paintings 1961–2012 exhibition at Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, key paintings and studies of Riley's stripe works are collected for the first time. This well-illustrated title demonstrates how Riley reguarly returned to this seemingly simple pictorial device to achieve complex, surprising results.


The volume includes full-colour illustrations alongside important texts by John Elderfield and Paul Moorhouse – in both English and German – which situate these exhiliarating works within the artist's ouevre and a broader art historical context.

John Elderfield is a former chief curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and a consultant at Gagosian Gallery since since 2012. Robert Kudielka is an art historian and former professor of aesthetics and philosophy of art at the University of the Arts, Berlin. Paul Moorhouse is the twentieth-century curator at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

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