Hilma’s Ghost, a feminist artist collective founded by Brooklyn artists Dannielle Tegeder and Sharmistha Ray in 2020, debuted their spiritually inspired work, which channels the great Hilma af Klint, at last year’s Armory Show in New York. Now, the duo has curated at group show, “Cosmic Geometries” (through February 26), featuring abstract and geometric works with a transcendental bent.
-Sara Cascone, Editors Picks, January 24, 2022
It’s exhilarating to see a knockout exhibition that celebrates abstraction’s spiritual searching. These works are rooted in culture and form, but reminders, too, that when it comes to art, we’re often seeking something deeper.
-Jillian Steinhauer, Art We Saw this Winter, Jan. 13, 2022
Working as a collective called Hilma’s Ghost, in consultation with the “professional witch” Sarah Potter, the artists Dannielle Tegeder and Sharmistha Ray recently put together a gorgeous new tarot deck of geometric abstractions. The original 72 drawings — along with a few related paintings — are on display here
-Will Heinrich, Art Fairs come Blazing Back, Precarious but Defiant, Sept. 9, 2021
“It’s inspired by Hilma af Klint—it’s about the rise of spiritualism and witchcraft and the feminist undertones of that,” Tegeder told Artnet News. “We used processes of spiritualism and divination, and called upon the spirits of women artists who are not alive to activate the work and work through us.”
– Sarah Cascone, You Can Get Your Tarot Cards Read by an Art Witch Channeling the Ghost of Hilma af Klint at the Armory Show, Sept. 9, 2021