Bridget Riley  Eight Studies 1969–1972

Bridget Riley in conversation with Robert Kudielka
Ridinghouse 2014
£15  |  $19.95

29 × 24 cm  |  11 3/8 × 9 1/2 in
32 pp, 8 colour ill
ISBN: 978 1 905464 90 6

Eight never-before-seen gouache studies are at the centre of this volume, illustrating Bridget Riley’s dynamic approach to colour.

This volume documents a group of gouache studies by Bridget Riley from 1969 to 1972 that reflects a major reconfiguration of Riley’s style. The shapes formed in these gouaches are arranged from a limited selection of colours – namely violet, green and pink – to explore the visual relationship between 'contrast and harmony’. 


Accompanying full colour illustrations, a conversation between the artist and Robert Kudielka from 1972 posits the works within the context of Bridget Riley’s oeuvre.

Robert Kudielka is an art historian and former professor of aesthetics and philosophy of art at the University of the Arts, Berlin.

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