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Guggenheim: Hilma af Klint

major exhibit of abstract, spiritually-inspired art


The Guggenheim’s exhibit of the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint was the most successful in its history with over 600,000 visitors. Af Klint had 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. A current view sees Steiner’s advice as “the worst studio visit ever,” but Klint herself followed it, joined the Anthroposophical Society in 1920, and visited the Goetheanum several times.
Her later work was not considered in this exhibit; the main focus was on how a little-known woman painter was actually doing important abstract art, selflessly and "for the future," before the famous men...
The national magazine being human will have an article on af Klint by David Adams in its summer issue, available free at our bookstore.
 


Rudolf Steiner's 1923
Verse to America.

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Rudolf Steiner looked deeply into the contrasting spiritual cultures of “the West” and “the East” in this classic lecture series.

Also...
 

Edmond Schoorel was born in Indonesia in 1947. He studied medicine and pediatrics in the Netherlands. Since 1996 he has worked as a pediatrician at the Children’s Therapy Clinic (Kindertherapeuticum) in Utrecht, Netherlands, which specialises in anthroposophical approaches to children's health and wellbeing.

A Healing Art

How Eurythmy Lives in the World
Our own Linda Larson speaks to The Soul of the American Actor about eurythmy...[read more].

 
 
 
 

Exhibit Online

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."

Programs
 

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June 2019
 

08 Saturday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Eurythmy Performance & Presentation

Foundation Stone Meditation

Eurythmy Spring Valley Ensemble

10 Monday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Monthly Eurythmy Workshop

Grand is the Sun

Linda Larson

12 Wednesday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Monthly Lecture Series

Judaism

David Taulbee Anderson

13 Thursday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Last in a Series of Four Lectures

A Journey through
Wagner’s Mythical Ring

Vincent Ropollo

15 Saturday, 2-4pm
For ASNYC Members Only

Annual General Meeting, Anthroposophy NYC Members

17 Monday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Gemini Eurythmy Circle

Be Free and Shine

Marta Stemberger

19 Wednesday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Cosmic Purpose of Human Creativity

The Battle for Reality

John Beck

22-23 Sat 7:30pm, Sun 9am-3:30pm
Lecture & Workshop

Upgrading Humanity: Defending & Nurturing the Truly Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Nicanor Perlas

LOCATION: Threefold Auditorium, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY. Info: www.threefold.org/events/
or call 845-352-5020 x122.

24 Monday, 7pm, donations welcome
Festival Gathering

St. John’s Day

ASNYC Festival Group

28 Friday, 7pm, $20 sugg. fee
Cosmic Purpose of Human Creativity

Mexican Mysteries & The Spiritual Mission of the Americas

Robert Stewart