Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay The Photograph Gallery

Above: Rythme Coloré (Coloured Rhythm), 1946, Oil on canvas, personal assortment, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623; Photograph: © personal assortment

A brand new exhibition opens as we speak at Cooper-Hewitt, Nationwide Design Museum in New York: Shade Strikes: Artwork and Trend by Sonia Delaunay. Delaunay was an summary painter, colorist and textile designer who lent her skills to many industries.

As the primary main US museum exhibition of Delaunay’s work in 30 years, the exhibition celebrates Delaunay’s textiles and style contributions and can embrace greater than 300 works on view are clothes and textiles, with correlating designs, trend illustrations and interval pictures.

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategorySummary Diagonal Composition no. 1733, 1925, gouache on paper, personal assortment, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623; Photograph: © personal assortment

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategoryNonetheless photograph from the movie Le P’tit Parigot, written by Paul Cartoux, Directed by René Le Somptier, 1926, assortment of Antoine Blanchette, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategoryBathing go well with (tunic), 1924–25, silk embroidery on wool jersey, Musée de l’Impression sur Étoffes, Mulhouse, 980.629.1 © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategoryMannequin sporting swimsuit, 1929, Photographed by Luigi Diaz for Presse Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623

The exhibition will start together with her “poem clothes” of the 1910s, an experimental collection of designs created in an try and discover the connection between phrases, physique, and motion. Within the second portion of the exhibition highlights her work for the Metz & Co division retailer in Amsterdam — from the preliminary sketch by means of the completed product.

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategoryVariation on Design 1355, 1934, gouache on paper, personal assortment, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623, Photograph: © personal assortment

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategoryTissu simultané no. 186, 1926, block-printed cotton, Musée de l’Impression sur Étoffes, Mulhouse, 980.549.17, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay in style fashion main home furnishings art CategorySonia Delaunay in her studio at boulevard Malesherbes, Paris, France, 1925, photographed by Germaine Krull (German, 1897–1985), Bibliothèque Nationale de France, © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623

What: Shade Strikes: Artwork and Trend by Sonia DelaunayWhen: March 18, 2011 – June 5, 2011Where: Cooper-Hewitt, Nationwide Design Museum, 2 East 91st Road at Fifth Avenue, New York Metropolis

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