Celebrating Hilma Af Klint

👁️👁️HI SISTERS! TODAY WE’VE GOT A GORGEOUS INTRODUCTION TO THE SWEDISH ARTIST, HILMA AF KINT. ENJOY!

La Modernista

On this “International Women’s Day”, I’ve put together a list with suggestions to explore the astonishing work of Swedish artist Hilma Af Kint.

Today considered the first abstract artist in Europe, she was unknown for a long time, until as recently as 2013, when museums around the world started to organize exhibitions and boost the interest in her extensive production.

Most of the material I’m suggesting here was produced as support for these exhibitions.

Hilma af Klint - Svanen, nr 17
“Svanen, nr 17”, grupp IX/SUW, serie SUW/UW, 1915 © Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints Verk. Photo: Albin Dahlström/Moderna Museet

Biography

This short animated video produced by AWARE (Archives of Women Artists Research and Exhibitions) and Sophie Caron is a brilliant introduction to Hilma’s life and work. Watch it here.

Still from the video produced by AWARE
Still from the video produced by AWARE


The first retrospective

In 2013, the Moderna Museet Stockholm showed for the first time a retrospective…

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  1. La Modernista

    Thanks for reposting! 😀 ❤

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