Bridget Riley retrospective small at Galerie Max Hetzler
Berlin, February 14, 2011. Art Media Agency (WADA).
Galerie Max Hetzler presents a small retrospective of the work of the great British artist Bridget Riley, with special emphasis on the last three decades, which includes studies, paintings and murals. Almost drawing with color, her work the past decade focuses more specifically on the effects produced by the juxtaposition of color, believing the challenge of color must be met on its own terms. Through his writings, Riley emphasizes the importance of looking at a painting or nature.
Riley commissioned the exhibition and selected a number of paintings never before exhibited in Allemage, as well as loans from private collections. The exhibition also includes a large wall painting, Composition With Circles (2004), the second time a work of this series is presented in Germany. For this occasion, the gallery space has been redesigned by internationally known architect Paul Williams.
In 2009, Bridget Riley has been awarded the highest award of Germany, Goslar Award for Modern Art and in 2012 she will receive the Rubenspreis der Stadt Siegen. His work is exhibited in museums around the world. Two wall paintings and studies are currently showing at the exhibition 'Bridget Riley: Paintings and Related Work "at the National Gallery in London until May 22
Galerie Max Hetzler presents the exhibition of Bridget Riley until 16 April.
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