Sonia Delaunay

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$30.00
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Sonia Delaunay, a revolutionary in modernist abstraction, prioritized dynamic color interaction in her work, be it through painting, book illustration, or textile design, departing from traditional figurative constraints. Her art, inspired by Russian crafts and urban life, mirrors the impact of industrialization on society. Delaunay's diverse creations constructed a new image of the modern woman, embodying avant-garde ideals, entrepreneurial spirit, and business acumen. This catalog offers a visual journey through Delaunay's 60-year evolution, from abstract paintings to textiles, garments, and even a vibrant sports car. Hailing from Odessa, Ukraine, Delaunay settled in Paris, where she immersed herself in the avant-garde, merging Cubism and Neo-Impressionism in her work alongside her husband Robert Delaunay. Their Simultanism approach likened abstract painting to the rhythm and harmony of music. In 1964, Delaunay achieved a historic milestone as the first living female artist to have a retrospective at the Louvre. Discover the vibrant legacy of this modernist polymath through this accessible and visually captivating book, tracing her mastery of color across various mediums.

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Sonia Delaunay, a revolutionary in modernist abstraction, prioritized dynamic color interaction in her work, be it through painting, book illustration, or textile design, departing from traditional figurative constraints. Her art, inspired by Russian crafts and urban life, mirrors the impact of industrialization on society. Delaunay's diverse creations constructed a new image of the modern woman, embodying avant-garde ideals, entrepreneurial spirit, and business acumen. This catalog offers a visual journey through Delaunay's 60-year evolution, from abstract paintings to textiles, garments, and even a vibrant sports car. Hailing from Odessa, Ukraine, Delaunay settled in Paris, where she immersed herself in the avant-garde, merging Cubism and Neo-Impressionism in her work alongside her husband Robert Delaunay. Their Simultanism approach likened abstract painting to the rhythm and harmony of music. In 1964, Delaunay achieved a historic milestone as the first living female artist to have a retrospective at the Louvre. Discover the vibrant legacy of this modernist polymath through this accessible and visually captivating book, tracing her mastery of color across various mediums.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Page count: 96 pages
  • Measures: 8.25 x 10.25 x 0.5 in


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