An artist’s early work is inevitably made up of a mixture of tendencies and interests, some of which are compatible and some of which are in conflict.
As the artist picks his way along, rejecting and accepting as he goes, certain patterns of enquiry emerge.
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|Birth:||24th April, 1931|
Bridget Riley was born in London. She is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of op art. She attended Cheltenham Ladies' College and then studied art at Goldsmiths College, and later at the Royal College of Art. In 1955 Riley graduated with a BA degree. Early in her career, Riley worked as an art teacher from 1957-58 at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Harrow. Later she worked at the Loughborough School of Art, Hornsey College of Art, and Croydon College of Art. Riley began investigating colour in 1967, the year in which she produced her first stripe painting.
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