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Description - Sonia Delaunay by Tate Publishing

Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) was one of the most important and fundamental artists of the early 20th-century Parisian avant-garde. With over 250 illustrations and groundbreaking essays, the book illustrates a long and varied career. This volume follows Delaunay's painting from her early period in Paris, influenced by Fauvism, through her interest in abstractionism, collaborations with artists and poets, and explorations of color theory together with her husband, Robert Delaunay. Also represented is her work retranslating her experiments in painting into the realm of fashion as well as costume and set design. Delaunay continued to develop her interest in different media, creating mosaics, tapestries, and lithographs. Her late paintings and gouaches evoked a renewed interest in abstraction and color, marking her seminal role in the development of postwar abstract and applied art.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781849763172
ISBN-10: 1849763178
Format: Paperback / softback
(285mm x 221mm x 23mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Tate Publishing
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tate Publishing

Anne Montfort is curator at Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

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