Hilma af Klint Catalogue Raisonné Volume VI: Late Watercolours (1922-1941)


Hilma af Klint’s Catalogue Raisonné, the sixth of seven volumes, about one of Sweden’s most fascinating collections of artistic output.


ISBN: 9789189069275 Category:

Daniel Birnbaum, Kurt Almqvist


Hilma af Klint is now regarded as a pioneer of abstract art. Her work from the early 20th century predates the first purely abstract paintings by Kandinsky, Mondrian and Malevich. Now, for the first time, af Klint’s works, some 1,600 in all, have been collected in a Catalogue Raisonné. Af Klint’s work should be seen and appreciated in the series of paintings often depicting specific themes and this ground-breaking publication, divided into seven volumes, allows for this. Volume VI focuses on the time after her mother’s death in 1920 when Hilma af Klint gave up her geometrical works and began to paint with watercolours, as in the series On the Viewing of Flowers and Trees, from 1922.

Produced with the permission of the Hilma af Klint Foundation and featuring introductions by Daniel Birnbaum and Kurt Almqvist, a separate slip cased edition containing all seven volumes will be available in autumn 2021.

Additional information

Weight 2814 g
Dimensions 25.1 x 32.2 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 2 November 2021
Number of pages 252
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.1 x 32.2 cm
Weight 2814 g


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Kurt Almqvist is the President of Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Public Benefit. Daniel Birnbaum is a Swedish art critic, the artistic director of Acute Art in London and former director of the Moderna Museet, Stockholm