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WATCH FROM HOME—Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint

(Jenseits des Sichtbaren: Hilma af Klint)

This film is now available to stream at home on your TV, computer, or mobile device. Learn more

Bristles with the excitement of discovery and also with the impatience that recognition has taken so long. It refreshes the eyes and the mind.

A. O. Scott, New York Times

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Introduction
Former BAMPFA Director Lawrence Rinder

Watch a special message from Larry, with his thoughts on the film and the historical importance of Hilma af Klint.

Swedish painter Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) created a remarkable body of artwork that only gained international recognition following the Guggenheim Museum’s exhibition in 2018–19. Beyond the Visible tells the story of this artist who began making radically abstract paintings in 1906—before Kandinsky, Malevich, Mondrian, and Klee—and yet has never been part of the official history of abstraction. The film questions how it was that her significant achievements were left out of art history and showcases af Klint’s paintings and handwritten journals in a highly visual, cinematic style, bringing long-overdue attention to this visionary talent.

FILM DETAILS 
Cinematographer
  • Luana Knipfer
  • Alicja Pahl
Language
  • German
  • Swedish
  • English
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • Color
  • Digital
  • 93 mins
Source
  • Zeitgeist Films