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Hitching them together does neither any favours: Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian, at Tate Modern, reviewed

29 April 2023

9:00 AM

29 April 2023

9:00 AM

Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian: Forms of Life

Tate Modern, until 3 September

In July 1928, an unknown Swedish woman artist mounted a solo show of her revolutionary abstract paintings at the World Conference on Spiritual Science in London. It was a moment the 65-year-old Hilma af Klint had waited a long time for, but her confident prediction 20 years earlier that ‘the experiments I have undertaken will astound humanity’ was not fulfilled.

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