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 of the 1920s. Along with her contemporary Madeleine Vionnet, she was known for creating new ways of thinking about women's identity, the body, and newfound freedoms in women's fashion. She also collaborated with designers Coco Chanel and Jeanne Lanvin. In 1925, Delaunay featured her fashion designs at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs. She is known for her expressive use of color and for her Sorbonne lecture on the influence of painting on clothing. She is also credited with introducing the then-novel idea of prêt-à-porter clothing.

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  • 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… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • 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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