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Comment by Michael Grove on February 4, 2011 at 10:15

THERE ARE ONLY TWO RULES - the journey begins & the journey continues

BUT to live HAPPILY one must live UNSEEN



Walk gently, leaving tracks only where they can make a difference.

Where no difference can be made, walk without leaving tracks.

Pass through life unseen and invisible, yet effecting change everywhere.


Comment by Michael Grove on February 7, 2012 at 14:28


Bridget Riley is about the changes - progressive, sometimes abrupt, sometimes apparently disastrous - that can take place in a given situation.

The situation is presented in the simplest possible terms

            John Russell - Sunday Times - September 1963

One of the most distinctive characteristics of Bridget Riley's art is that it "insists" with such concentration that it changes sensory response into something else.

The experience which Riley offers is closely related to the expression of emotion or, more exactly, to the creation of visual analogues for sharply particularized states of

The very intensity of the assault which her painting makes on the eye drives it, as it were, past the point at which it is merely a matter of optical effect.

It becomes acute physical sensation, apprehended kinesthetically as mental tension or mental release, anxiety or exhileration, heightened self-awareness or heightened awareness of unfamiliar or even alien states of being.

                                                    Bridget Riley Catalogue introduction - David Thompson
                                                                                            Venice Biennale, June 1968

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