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Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future

January 31 - April 23

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Before there was Vasily Kadinsky and Piet Mondrian, there was Hilma af Klint. The revolutionary Swede and abstract artist pioneered the form starting in 1906 using bold colors and jarring shapes that disconnected her brazen imagery from real-world references. She insisted that the public was unable to accept her vision, which is why her extensive collection flew under the radar until 1986, more than 40 years after her death. Since then, her technique has garnered critical acclaim the world over. Paintings for the Future serves as the first solo exhibition in the United States, providing New York audiences with a rare chance to praise this unsung artistic hero and explore the very works that inspired a racaus new approach.

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Start:
January 31
End:
April 23
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Website:
https://www.guggenheim.org/video/hilma-af-klint

Venue

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Avenue New York, NY 10128 + Google Map
Phone:
212-423-3500
Website:
guggenheim.org/