Hilma af Klint | the artist




The artist Hilma af Klint
Born Oct 26 1862, Karlberg Castle, Sweden.
Died 1944

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Geometric abstraction,


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The Hilma af Klint Foundation
Af Klint considered the knowledge of duality to be the main theme, or message, of her work. She believed that the sexes of men and women in the real world are reversed in the astral world; and that this reversal provides a resolution of the duality within human existence…
An Atom in the Universe is the first solo exhibition of Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) in a public gallery in the UK. At the Camden Arts Centre until April 16 2006, the show focuses on the painter’s extraordinary series of works influenced by her involvement in spiritualism and the occult…
Hilma af Klintís (1862-1944) ultra-modern works have intrigued the art world since the late 1900s. Where other pioneers of abstract art, for instance, Kandinsky and Malevich, sought to revolutionise the conventional concepts of art, her approach to the abstract was inspired by spiritism, theosophy and anthroposophy…


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