I stood in front of the easel, so small, so insignificant; but within me flowed such a power that I had to thrust forward.


Hilma af Klint and her contemporaries

Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) made her international debut with the exhibition The Spiritual in Art – Abstract Paintings 1890 – 1985, held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art during the winter of 1986. Several years later, in 2013, the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm held the, as of yet, largest retrospective solo exhibition of the artist, featuring a collection of approximately 230 paintings. This exhibition was a great success, and continued as a travelling exhibition in Europe. It made a significant impact…

Series VIII. Picture of the Starting Point. March 1920. HaK537. 50x30cm