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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::

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

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

sonia delauney (red, white and blue and a bit of black: why does this remind me of the old covers they used on the tubes upholstery)                                                                                                                                                      More

sonia delauney (red, white and blue and a bit of black: why does this remind me of the old covers they used on the tubes upholstery) More

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-Terk (1885-1979) was een Oekraïens-Franse kunstenares, die trouwde met Robert Delaunay. Haar oeuvre omvat onder meer sieraden, schilderijen, textielontwerpen en decorontwerpen. Delaunay's label vestigde de aandacht van beroemdheden wereldwijd, waaronder de vrouwen van Bauhaus-architecten Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer en Erich Mendelsohn.  -1925

Sonia Delaunay-Terk (1885-1979) was een Oekraïens-Franse kunstenares, die trouwde met Robert Delaunay. Haar oeuvre omvat onder meer sieraden, schilderijen, textielontwerpen en decorontwerpen. Delaunay's label vestigde de aandacht van beroemdheden wereldwijd, waaronder de vrouwen van Bauhaus-architecten Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer en Erich Mendelsohn. -1925

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

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.

Plans this bank holiday weekend? We recommend The #EY exhibition : #SoniaDelaunay.

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

Plans this bank holiday weekend? We recommend The #EY exhibition : #SoniaDelaunay.

Una donna straordinaria per Centrotavola MIlano: Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern - Pattern Power

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).