Item GSAA/EPH/10/155 - Poster for an exhibition of Bridget Riley's drawings

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GSAA/EPH/10/155

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Poster for an exhibition of Bridget Riley's drawings

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  • [Feb 1972] (Creation)

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This poster advertised an exhibition of drawings by Bridget Riley which was held in the Newbery staff lounge in the Newbery Tower at The Glasgow School of Art as part of the school's annual activities week. Riley is well known for her optical illusion paintings and is considered a leading figure in Op Art. During activities week, large bill boards on Renfrew Street displayed posters made by staff and students that advertised the week's events. Many of these posters can now be found in The Glasgow School Of Art's Poster Collection. An image of this particular poster can be found in the 1973/74 prospectus catalogue on page 21.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

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Screen print done in two layers using black and silver inks.

Dimensions: 1011 x 756 mm

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GB 1694 GSAA/EPH/10/155

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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