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Along with Modern Films, Drawing Room is streaming the acclaimed documentary Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint, which traces the life and work of the influential Spiritualist artist. The film is available now at a discounted price of £4.99 via this exclusive Drawing Room link - please click here.
Also free to watch is the virtual Q&A chaired by Not Without My Ghosts curator Marco Pasi, in conversation with the film's director Halina Dyrschka and Hilma af Klint researcher Hedvig Martin Ahlén, which took place at the end of last year to celebrate the release of the film. That talk is available to stream on Facebook Live here.
About the film
Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colourful, sensual, strange works without precedent in painting. The subject of a recent smash retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum, af Klint was for years an all-but-forgotten figure in art historical discourse, though her work inspired some of the most celebrated modern artists such as Joseph Albers, Paul Klee, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Piet Mondrian and Wassily Kandinsky.
Posted: Wed 27 Jan 2021