Monday, April 10, 2017

What was the first abstract artwork?

The title question is an interesting one for the history of fine arts, and like many others I would have thought that the answer was Kandinsky, around 1910. The linked art-icle digs deeper, and came up with the image above, a painting from 1907 by Swedish artist Hilma af Klint. Recommended reading.

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