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Petite automne by Sonia Delaunay  My stained glass project in art school :P

Petite automne by Sonia Delaunay My stained glass project in art school :P

Sonia Delaunay via http://flygirls.typepad.com/

Sonia Delaunay via http://flygirls.typepad.com/

Sonia Delaunay, Black and White Composition, 1969 on ArtStack #sonia-delaunay #art

Sonia Delaunay, Black and White Composition, 1969 on ArtStack #sonia-delaunay #art

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

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

Fashion illustration by Sonia Delaunay, 1923. Also here: http://surfacepatterndesignrepeats.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/sonia-delaunay-ukraine-18851979.html and here: http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/sonia-delaunay/fashion-illustration-1

Fashion illustration by Sonia Delaunay, 1923. Also here: http://surfacepatterndesignrepeats.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/sonia-delaunay-ukraine-18851979.html and here: http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/sonia-delaunay/fashion-illustration-1

Sonia Delauney

Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delauney

Una donna straordinaria per Centrotavola MIlano: Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern - Pattern Power

Una donna straordinaria per Centrotavola MIlano: Sonia Delaunay

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One of our favourite female artists, a Parisian with an eye for colour and shape

One of our favourite female artists, a Parisian with an eye for colour and shape

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::

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::

Composition 7. Original color pochoir, c. 1930. Published in Compositions, Couleurs, Idées (Editions d'Art Charles Moreau, Paris, 1930).

Composition 7. Original color pochoir, c. 1930. Published in Compositions, Couleurs, Idées (Editions d'Art Charles Moreau, Paris, 1930).

In celebration of Sonia Delaunay getting her first retrospective in the UK, I thought I'd do a blog post on her.

Exploring Colour Theory with Sonia Delaunay

In celebration of Sonia Delaunay getting her first retrospective in the UK, I thought I'd do a blog post on her.

by Sonia Delaunay

by Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay, Rhythm Colour no. 1076, 1939.

Sonia Delaunay, Rhythm Colour no. 1076, 1939.

Sonya Delaunay rug, c. 1925

Sonya Delaunay rug, c. 1925

Fashion design by Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979).

Fashion design by Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979).