We often hear about Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian and even Paul Klee as pioneers in abstraction. Their paintings are easily recognized by many and have been exhibited and copied all over the world for decades.
As groundbreaking as their work was, given time and place, those famous gentlemen may have been bested by the more cutting edge and prolific Hilma af Klint.
Except very few people saw her work until twenty years after her death.
Have a look at the above video to learn about this talented and meticulous artist and her current exhibition at the Guggenheim in New York City.