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Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) - Jewish-French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. Photo Germaine Krull, 1926
// Sonya Delaunay rug, c. 1925
One of our favourite female artists, a Parisian with an eye for colour and shape
http://UpCycle.Club UpCycle Art & Life #HistoryProject presents ART DECO #101 by mind-bottling Sonia Delauney @upcycleclub
Sonia Delaunay's wonderfully illustrated poem, La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, by Swiss-French poet Blaise Cendrars is one of the highlights of 20th century literature and modern art. In this wonderful publication, the observer is entranced by Sonia Delaunay's extraordinary effects of lush, vibrant colors and bold shapes::
In celebration of Sonia Delaunay getting her first retrospective in the UK, I thought I'd do a blog post on her.