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London

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition Detail
From Life
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE
United Kingdom


May 15th, 2010 - December 5th, 2010
 
Older Woman Looking Down, Bridget RileyBridget Riley, Older Woman Looking Down,
c.1950
© Courtesy of the artist & National Portrait Gallery
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Bridget Riley is widely celebrated for her compelling abstract paintings which engage with colour, line, space and implied movement. This display focuses on an important aspect of her art which has not been previously exhibited.

Comprising early drawings from life, it features portraits of the artist’s family, friends and models. Bridget Riley Portraits illuminates the roots of her mature work , emphasizing the role of drawing and the importance she has always placed on observation.


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