Sonia delaunay

Discover the colorful and dynamic works of Sonia Delaunay, a pioneering artist of the 20th century. Immerse yourself in her abstract compositions and explore the intersection of art and design.
little augury: Lucy, Sonya, & the Kaleidoscope Art, Cubism, Abstract Expressionisme, Art Movement, Artist, Geometric Art, Abstract Geometric Art, Sonia Delaunay, Rhythm Art

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…

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Emily Tracy
Delaunay-Terk, Sonia (1885-1979) - 1925 The Three Women (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Spain) by RasMarley, via Flickr Paris, Art, Art Deco, Sonia Delaunay, Artist, Artsy, Robert Delaunay, Delaunay, Prints

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…

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Jamala Johns