Guggenheim: Hilma af Klint
major exhibit of abstract, spiritually-inspired art
While it deals only with her early works, the Guggenheim’s exhibit of the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint has an important link to Rudolf Steiner. He visited her studio in 1908 and according to her memoirs advised her to develop her own powers rather than working mediumistically. While a current view sees Steiner’s advice as “the worst studio visit ever,” Klint herself followed it and stayed in touch with him, visiting the Goetheanum several times.
Her later work is not considered in this exhibit, the focus being on how a little-known woman painter was actually doing important abstract art before the famous men.
The Guggenheim exhibit is up for some months to come and certainly recommended. For a more accurate account of her whole life work there is a 2016 article in the Guardian.
Rudolf Steiner's 1923
Verse to America.
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The Growing Imagination Web Gallery
Displayed in Centerpoint Gallery in Spring 2015, this exhibition of paintings is now online. It is by artists following Rudolf Steiner's Training path for painters, a working group led by David Taulbee Anderson. Visit the group on Facebook: "Rudolf Steiner's Training Path for Painters."
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Capricorn Eurythmy Circle
02 Saturday, 7pm
Turning Point of the New Year
08 Friday, 7pm
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ASNYC Members Meeting
09 Saturday, 2pm
Hilma Af Klint
Joyce Reilly & Doug Safranek
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10 Sunday, 3pm
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11 Monday, 7pm
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The Loom of Time
13 Wednesday, 7pm
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David T. Anderson
18 Monday, 7pm
Aquarius eurythmy circle
Share Your Light
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23 Saturday, 2pm
Towards a Deepening of the Christmas Foundation Impulse
Gino Ver Eecke
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