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Ascending and Descending Hero

Painting of long, thin pairs of symmetrical black triangles of various dimensions, joined at their bases along the centerline of the canvas to create a horizontal stripe-like effect on a white background.

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  • Painting of long, thin pairs of symmetrical black triangles of various dimensions, joined at their bases along the centerline of the canvas to create a horizontal stripe-like effect on a white background.

Date:

1965

Artist:

Bridget Riley
English, born 1931

About this artwork

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Contemporary Art

Artist

Bridget Riley

Title

Ascending and Descending Hero

Origin

England

Date

Artist's working dates 1963–1965

Medium

Acrylic emulsion on canvas

Dimensions

182.9 × 274.3 cm (72 × 108 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Society for Contemporary Art

Reference Number

1968.102

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