Hilma af Klimt (1862-1906), her work recently discovered, worked within a very unique style which mirrored occult tendencies at the time depicting spiritualism. The human figure is painted within a scientific context connected to the universe and mythology. The artist was first shown in the U.S. at Los Angeles County Museum of Art in the exhibition The Sprititual in Art, Abstract Painting 1890-1985., Swedish, Year1989, Illust. B/W18, Illust. Color135, ISBN 9187214083, Code 0655. Clothbound, Not in perfect condition: Jackets torn w/ light stain on upper left, books themselves are in good condition., Bibl. Bio. Index. Pages 229, Size 11"x 9" 1.
VG, very light cover wear, a well-kept copy, spine uncreased. White wraps with color illustration. 230  pp. 137 color images. Text in Swedish. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Moderna Museet, 26 December 1989-18 February 1990. According to Wikipedia, "Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) was a Swedish artist and mystic whose paintings were amongst the first abstract art. She belonged to a group called 'The Five' and the paintings or diagrams were a visual representation of complex philosophical ideas." The book has over 100 pages of larger and smaller drawings of her work.
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