New York Magazine

THE TEN BEST ART SHOWS of the Year

1. Hilma af Klint, “Paintings for the Future,” the Guggenheim Museum

The most magnificent sight in New York this year was the drop-dead first gallery showing of kaleidoscopically colored, structurally complex, completely abstract paintings made in the first two decades of the 20th century by unacknowledged Swedish visionary Hilma af Klint. Part of a show of more than 160 of some of the most beguilingly uncanny imaginative works of the past century,

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