Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint

1 Hr. 33 Min.

2019
Screening Format: DCP
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Hilma af Klint’s groundbreaking abstract paintings are the first of their kind, but they were not recognized as a legitimate entry into the art canon for decades. The first film about her life and art asks the question of how such a groundbreaking artist could be ignored. What follows is an art scandal, years of miswritten history, and a story of the erasure of female artists. This doc sets the story straight on af Klint’s vital role in art history.

Community Partners: Scout Gallery, REAL TINSEL, The Alice Wilds, Milwaukee Art Museum’s Contemporary Art Society


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