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Dusseldorf by Bridget Riley

Dusseldorf by Bridget Riley
Accession Code: wu0178
Title: Dusseldorf
Date completed: 1971
Medium: Prints
Location Name: Picture Store
Location Description:

Bridget Riley challenges the popular view that her work is scientific insisting that she places herself in the romantic tradition, the experience of nature and its expression.
Riley has a sense of wonder at the world which influences her work:

"What happens in the world - just out walking.......is so visually extraordinary if you see it for what it is. Yet people can deal with these amazing visual events. Yet when something just faintly, faintly as violent and amazing is on canvas they have problems with it. " Bridget Riley. The Independent. 8.9.92