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Join Gallery Educator Fiona Alderton to look at a work you might not expect to find at the National Gallery: a vast painting, called Messengers, by Bridget Riley, which spans two walls of the Annenberg Court. It was unveiled in 2019. 

Fiona explores Riley's long-standing connection to the Gallery, revealing how she has taken inspiration from paintings in the collection throughout her life. 

Explore the painting online

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Fiona Alderton
Gallery Educator
Fiona Alderton is a Gallery Educator and storyteller. With a background in performing, she writes and gives sessions for adults and children, including commissions for various organisations such as the National Portrait Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery, and the Royal Opera House in London.
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