Delaunay

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Delaunay-Terk, Sonia (1885-1979) - 1925 The Three Women (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Spain)

Delaunay-Terk, Sonia (1885-1979) - 1925 The Three Women (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Spain)

Oil on canvas; 146 x 114 cm. Sonia Delaunay was a Jewish-French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, co-founded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colors and geometric shapes. Her work extends to painting, textile design and stage set design. She was the first living female artist to have a retrospective exhibition at the Louvre in 1964, and in 1975 was named an officer of the French Legion of Honor. Her work in modern design included the concepts of…

Sonia Delaunay Drawings

In love with and totally inspired by the work of artist and textile designer, Sonia Delauney. I was so sad to miss her exhibition at the Cooper-hewitt last year, but still pleased to see her work in other forms (like...

¤ Sonia Delaunay Eiffel Tower Paris

Lucy, Sonya, & the Kaleidoscope

As with most stories, fiction drives many more than fact. The vagaries of a story always add an allure- as with the John Lennon song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds." Whatever the realities of the song- I've always conjured the fantastical kaleidoscope patterns of Sonia Delaunay. While you may conjure an LSD induced trip via Sargent Pepper, or Lennon's son Julian's drawing about a classmate "Lucy"-songs become personal-we draw our own pictures from them. Picture yourself in a boat on a river…

Sonia Delaunay - Petite automne (tapestry), 1938

Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay was a Ukrainian-born French artist and designer known for her bold use of colorful geometric patterns. View Sonia Delaunay’s 5,719 artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available prints and multiples, works on paper, and design for sale and learn about the artist.

Robert Delaunay / Tour Eiffel / 1924-26

Robert Delaunay – Tour Eiffel – 1924-26 – Washington, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden – photo Lee Stalsworth