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Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian Forms of Life

two paintings appear side by side. The left painting consists of circles, circles and flowers in the colours orange, white, pink and blue. The right hand painting conists of a black grid with blocks of red, blue, white and yellow

Left: Hilma af Klint The Ten Largest, Group IV No.2, Childhood 1907 Hilma af Klint Foundation
Right: Piet Mondrian Composition with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue and Gray 1921 Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Explore the powerful work of two groundbreaking modern artists

This is a unique chance to discover the visionary work of Swedish painter Hilma af Klint and experience Dutch painter Piet Mondrian’s influential art in a new light.

Although they never met, af Klint and Mondrian both invented their own languages of abstract art rooted in nature. At the heart of both of their artistic journeys was a shared desire to understand the forces behind life on earth.

Best known for his abstract work, Mondrian in fact began his career – like af Klint – as a landscape painter. Alongside Mondrian’s abstract compositions, you will see the rarely exhibited paintings of flowers he continued to create throughout his life. Also on display will be enigmatic works by af Klint in which natural forms become a pathway to abstraction.

Both artists shared an interest in new ideas of scientific discovery, spirituality and philosophy. Af Klint was also a medium, and this exhibition showcases the large-scale, otherworldly paintings she believed were commissioned by higher powers.

Visitors will be immersed in these ideas through the vibrant signs, shapes and colours in both artists’ beautiful, complex work.

Presented in the Eyal Ofer Galleries. Exhibition organised by Tate Modern and Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Tate Modern

London SE1 9TG
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20 April – 3 September 2023

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With additional support from

The Af Klint and Mondrian Exhibition Supporters Circle:

Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, GRoW @ Annenberg

Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation

Tate Americas Foundation

Tate International Council

Tate Patrons

and Tate Members

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