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Pre-Owned Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design and Fashion (Hardcover 9788417173012) by Sonia Delaunay, Marta Ruiz del Arbol, Cecile Godefroy

Pre-Owned Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design and Fashion (Hardcover 9788417173012) by Sonia Delaunay, Marta Ruiz del Arbol, Cecile Godefroy

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9788417173012. Pre-Owned: Good condition. Hard cover. Language: English. Pages: 236. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 236 p.

The many talents of the Parisian avant-garde's Renaissance woman

Sonia Delaunay: Art . Design . Fashion provides a unified vision of the modernist pioneer's work in painting . theatrical sets . advertising . interiors . fashion and textiles. Published for a landmark exhibition at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid . and drawing on new scholarship that emphasizes the multidisciplinary character of her art . it reproduces pieces loaned from public institutions such as the Centre Pompidou . the Biblioth�que nationale de France . the Mus�e de la Mode de Paris and the Museo Reina Sof�a in Madrid . as well as from international private collections.

Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) was raised in St. Petersburg . in Russia. After a brief period of study in Germany . she moved to Paris in 1905 . and began painting in the Fauve style of Matisse and Derain. In 1909 she met Robert Delaunay . and together they devised a brighter version of Cubism that their friend the poet and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire termed Orphism. Also among their friends was the poet Blaise Cendrars; one of Delaunay's best-known works is her 1913 accordion-fold artist's book collaboration with Cendrars . Prose of the Trans-Siberian Railway. In addition to her prolific 75-year painting career . she created brilliant textiles and fashion works for nearly three decades.

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