Delaunay, Sonia

(1885-1979)
   painter
   Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Sonia Terk (in 1910 she married robert delaunay) studied first in St. Petersburg and in Germany before coming to Paris in 1906. Her first exhibition (paintings, fabrics, bookbindings) showed the influence of paul gauguin and Vincent van Gogh. Having assimilated the ideas of paul cézanne and the cubists (Bal Bullier, 1913), she became interested especially in the possibilities of pure color. A pioneer in geometric abstraction, she developed a style of "simultaneous contrast" of bright prismatic colorations and illustrated the first "simultaneous" book, La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France by blaise cendrars. Following a trip to Portugal and Spain, she produced large geometric compositions with strong colors (Marché à Minho). Beginning in 1911, Delaunay was involved in decorative arts and also created theatrical costumes. In the 1920s, she became a fashion designer, with her brilliant hand-painted fabrics revolutionizing textile design. Later, in the 1940s, her style evoked a more delicate and restrained level.

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  • Delaunay, Sonia — (1885 1979)    Born Sonia Turk into a Jewish family in the Ukraine, she studied art in Germany and Paris. She married painter Robert Delaunay in 1910 and went on to become a printmaker, artist, and dress designer who embodied the fashion movement …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Delaunay, Sonia — ▪ French artist original name  Sofia Ilinitchna Terk  born November 14, 1885, Gradizhsk, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Ukraine] died December 5, 1979, Paris, France       Russian painter, illustrator, and textile designer who was a pioneer of… …   Universalium

  • Sonia Delaunay — (née Terk) (1885 ndash; 1979) was a Jewish French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colors and geometric shapes. Her work extends to painting, textile design… …   Wikipedia

  • Sonia Delaunay-Terk — Sonia Delaunay Pour les articles homonymes, voir Delaunay. Sonia Delaunay, née Sarah Stern le 14 novembre 1885 à Gradijsk, près d Odessa en Ukraine) et morte le 5 décembre 1979 à Paris, est un peintre d origine russe et naturalisée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sonia Terk-Delaunay — Sonia Delaunay Pour les articles homonymes, voir Delaunay. Sonia Delaunay, née Sarah Stern le 14 novembre 1885 à Gradijsk, près d Odessa en Ukraine) et morte le 5 décembre 1979 à Paris, est un peintre d origine russe et naturalisée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sonia Delaunay — (en ruso Соня Делоне Терк Sonia Deloné Terk; Odesa, 1885 París, 1979) fue una pintora y diseñadora francesa de origen ucraniano, casada con el pintor Robert Delaunay …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sonia Delaunay — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Delaunay. Matra M530 décorée par Sonia Delaunay. Sonia Delaunay, née Sarah Stern le 14 novembre 1885 à Gradijsk (prè …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Delaunay, Robert — born April 12, 1885, Paris, Fr. died Oct. 25, 1941, Montpellier French painter. He spent his early career as a part time designer of stage scenery and came under the influence of Neo Impressionism, Fauvism, and Cubism. In 1909–11 his colour… …   Universalium

  • Sonia Delaunay — Terk (russisch Соня Делоне Терк; * 14. November 1885 in Gradizsk Nähe Odessa, Ukraine; † 5. Dezember 1979 in Paris) war eine russisch französische Malerin und Designerin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 Bekannte Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sonia Delaunay-Terk — (russisch Соня Делоне Терк; * 14. November 1885 in Gradischsk Nähe Odessa, Ukraine; † 5. Dezember 1979 in Paris) war eine russisch französische Malerin und Designerin. Geburtsname: Sarah (andere Angabe: Sophia) Ilinitchna Stern. Namensänderung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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