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An image of Aurum by Bridget Riley

Bridget Riley

(England 24 Apr 1931 – )

Other titles:
Untitled 2
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas

105.5 x 272.0 x 4.5 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1976
Accession number
© Bridget Riley 2014. All rights reserved, courtesy Karsten Schubert, London
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Optical mix, Melbourne, 2014, (colour illus.). no pagination

Coventry Gallery, Bridget Riley, Sydney, 1976. 6, as 'Untitled 2'

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 166 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 152. 1859

Zara Stanhope, Good vibrations: the legacy of Op art in Australia, Bulleen, 2002, 8, 50 (colour illus.).

The British Council (Organiser), Bridget Riley: works 1959-78, London, 1978, 64-65 (colour illus.). 53

The British Council, Bridget Riley: paintings and drawings 1961-2004, London, 2004, 82-83 (colour illus.). 22

Exhibition history (8)

Bridget Riley, Coventry Gallery, Paddington, 16 Nov 1976–04 Dec 1976

Bridget Riley: works 1959-78:

Bridget Riley - An Australian Context, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 06 Feb 1985–30 Mar 1985

Hard Edge, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1999–24 Oct 1999

Good Vibrations: the legacy of Op art in Australia, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 05 Oct 2002–24 Nov 2002

Bridget Riley: paintings and preparatory work 1961-2004:

Forcefields, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Feb 2014–14 Sep 2014

Optical mix, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, South Bank, 16 Aug 2014–28 Sep 2014

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