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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/23/2023

'Hilma af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium' is Back in Stock!

Given the general state of things, we wanted to get this week off to a good start. Thus, "Group 8, No. 2" (1913), from Hatje Cantz's popular yet scholarly overview, Hilma af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium. “In order to liberate oneself from prevailing truths and opinions, one has to dare to leave safe ground,” Moderna Museet curator Iris Müller-Westermann writes. “Time and again throughout her life af Klint was prepared to take that risk. Although she kept copious notes in which she tried to put what she experienced into context, it is the images that constitute the essential message that she has left behind. They are powerful, remarkable, radical images. At first glance, many of them seem very simple, but in interaction with each other they reveal their complexity. It would be pointless to directly translate the symbols and letters that appear in af Klint’s work into verbal meaning. They always have to be seen in relation to the whole. Symbols are like doors to other dimensions. Hilma af Klint’s fascinating images that generate such a great deal of interest today, one hundred years after their creation, invite us to go on a journey into another dimension—an inward journey, which is simultaneously also a journey outwards, beyond.”

Hilma af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium

Hilma af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium

HATJE CANTZ
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