Painting sensations: Pauline Boty/Bridget Riley

The Paul Mellon lectures 2017

Date and time

Monday 23 January, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Thomas Crow


£7/£6 conc./£5 Members 

By the mid-1960s, the mass media caught up with the Modernist style pioneers.  Mod-inspired cinema, broadcasting, and glossy print gave unprecedented visibility to women artists – Pauline Boty and Bridget Riley in particular – but at serious cost to the legacies of both.

Image above: Filming on the set of Ready Steady Go, February 1964. Image © Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy Stock Photo