Bridget Riley

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Bridget Riley at 90: a master who can leave you feeling elated, liberated – and even seasick
Bridget Riley swung the 60s with her reality-shifting creations. Now, in a new show to mark her 90th birthday, you can see them in all their glory

Jonathan Jones

10, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The week in TV: Crime; Dopesick; Tiger King 2; Bridget Riley: Painting the Line
Dougray Scott delivers a triple espresso-shot performance as Irvine Welsh’s maverick detective; America’s struggle with opioid addiction makes for serious pharma drama; and the unwelcome return of Joe Exotic

Barbara Ellen

21, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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TV tonight: Tracey Emin and Martin Freeman pay tribute to artist Bridget Riley
Riley, considered a revolutionary painter, talks to Kirsty Wark. Plus: Children in Need. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Banksy altered sea view triptych sells for £2.2m at auction
Romantic seascapes – with political message in washed up life jackets – raise funds for Bethlehem hospital

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

28, Jul, 2020 @8:21 PM

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British Airways to sell art collection to ease Covid-19 pressures
Multimillion-pound collection features work by Bridget Riley, Damien Hirst and Marc Quinn

Lanre Bakare and Gwyn Topham

14, Jul, 2020 @3:54 PM

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Bridget Riley’s Movement in Squares: anxiety inducing illusion
The English painter achieves precision with geometric lines and shapes that have become synonymous with her style

Skye Sherwin

06, Dec, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Bridget Riley review – still finding new ways to dazzle and exhilarate
The great abstract painter takes simple forms and colours and sets them off in glorious perpetual motion

Laura Cumming

02, Nov, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Bridget Riley review – a shimmering, rolling, flickering spectacular
Bursting with movement and energy, always remaining in the here and now, Riley’s paintings give their pleasures generously

Adrian Searle

21, Oct, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Edinburgh art festival review – from the sublime to the meaningless
A retrospective of Bridget Riley is truly dazzling, a history of collage makes the cut, but the rest of Edinburgh’s annual art showcase is a mixed bag

Jonathan Jones

26, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Eye-boggling Bridget Riley and black British pioneers – the week in art
Keith Haring’s first major UK exhibition opens in Liverpool, Leonardo da Vinci visits the British Library and op-art invades Edinburgh – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

14, Jun, 2019 @2:23 PM

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Observer picture archive: Bridget Riley, 25 May 1969
David Newell-Smith captured the artist in her London studio, ahead of a national tour of her drawings.

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

18, May, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Jasmin Paris’s amazing feat gives new meaning to endurance | Rebecca Nicholson
The achievements of the winner of the gruelling Montane Spine Race are truly awe-inspiring

Rebecca Nicholson

19, Jan, 2019 @4:20 PM

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