Bridget Riley studied at the Royal College of Art in 1952-1955. He initial experiments with modern art revolved around the techniques of Pointillism and Post Impressionism.
When Bridget Riley ventured into the modern art techniques of Op Art she initially used black and white only. She started to incorporate her studies of Pointillism and Post Impressionism into her modern art work.
Bridget Riley has always been a prominent figure in the modern art movement of Op Art. This is due to people’s love of her bending cubes and squeezed shapes which trick the eye into believing that there is a bending 3D image in front of them.
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