beyond the visible: hilma af klint
OPENS AT METROGRAPH may 19
Metrograph is pleased to announce the run of beyond the visible: hilma af klint, both in theater and at home, starting may 19.
The Swedish painter and mystic Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) was, for decades after her death, a nearly forgotten figure in art history, but the small coterie of admirers who’d discovered the trailblazing abstract canvases she’d begun to produce around 1906 swelled to an army after a blockbuster 2018 Guggenheim exhibition of these visionary works, predicting and predating those of long-canonized abstractionists. Dyrschka, in her assured debut, continues the crucial work of placing af Klint in her rightful place in the story of abstract art, throwing light on the painter’s spiritual beliefs and practice as well as illustrating the forces that deprived her of due credit for her innovations in her lifetime.
A Zeitgeist Films Release in Association with Kino Lorber.