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Kumu Documentary: Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint

Kumu Documentary: Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint

Time: 22.01.20  18:00–19:45
Location: Kumu auditorium
Price: Free of charge

Dir Halina Dyrschka

Germany, Sweden and Switzerland 2019, 94 min

In Swedish, English and German, with English subtitles

Introduction by Anu Allas.

Inspired by the need to reassess our antiquated dogmas of art history, the documentary brings to light a ground-breaking discovery: the first abstract artist was a woman! The unique world view of the Swedish female artist Hilma af Klint was expressed in a one-of-a-kind abstract manner, well before the famous masters of abstract art known to us from traditional art history reached their defining styles.

The unique oeuvre of Hilma af Klint was exhibited in Kumu in 2015.

The film is shown in conjunction with the exhibition “Creating the Self: Emancipating Woman in Estonian and Finnish Art” in Kumu.

Free of charge

https://vimeo.com/313139599