Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings
Your chance to see radically abstract paintings by the Swedish artist who rewrote art history at this New Zealand exclusive exhibition
In an era of limited creative freedom for women artists, af Klint found a way to create an astonishing body of artwork, unlike anything that had been seen before
Image: Hilma af Klint at her studio at Hamngatan 5, Stockholm C1895. Photograph courtesy the Hilma af Klint Foundation, Stockholm
There is a huge appetite for af Klint’s work globally. The Guggenheim Museum's exhibition of af Klint's work in 2018-19 became the most visited exhibition in the gallery's history with over 600,000 visitors.
The Moderna Museet in Stockholm had over one million visitors to its 2013 exhibition, also their largest ever attendance. In other words, get in quick to see the exhibition at City Gallery Wellington.