Guggenheim Hilma Af Klint
"Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future," a major retrospective at New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (on view through April 23, 2019), hopes to upend this narrative. "There are all these myths about her and her life…that she was by herself somewhere in a cabin," said Tracey Bashkoff, the museum's director of collections
This Guggenheim-exclusive folding tote bag features Hilma af Klint's Tree of Knowledge, No. 5, a 1915 watercolor included in the Guggenheim's survey show devoted to the artist.Perfect for carrying groceries, this reusable bag can hold up to 44 pounds and folds into a compact zip pocket.
The Guggenheim is making a full-barrel bid to canonize Hilma af Klint, the early-20th-century Swedish mystical abstract painter, in art history. It's only a hundred years late. But then the show
Celebrating the Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future exhibition, this watch features the work No. 3a, Buddha's Standpoint in Worldly Life (1920).The composition's linear divide between the white and black sections of the circle provides an elegant axis for the twelve and six o'clock positions.