Beyond The Visible: Hilma Af Klint

Year: 2019Certificate: u

Halina Dyrschka
Iris Müller-Westermann, Josiah McElheny, Ulla af Klint, Johan af Klint, Elisabet af Klint
Running Time:
94 mins
Swedish, English, German
English Subtitles:
Country of Origin:
Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Documentary, Film

Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colourful, sensual, strange works without precedent in painting.

The subject of a recent smash retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum, af Klint was for years an all-but-forgotten figure in art historical discourse.

Her work inspired some of the most celebrated contemporary artists like Josef Albers, Paul Klee, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Mondrian, Kandinsky…

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