Friday, April 22, 2011

Color Moves

Sonia Delaunay in her studio, Paris, 1925

Sonia Delaunay: Design 1044, 1930-31 (Printed cotton georgette)

Variation on Design 1355, 1934 (Gouache on paper)

Robe poéme no. 1328, 1923 (Watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper)

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay is up at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum through June 5th. Check out the exhibition website here.


Petra Timmer, design scholar and Delaunay expert, moderates a discussion between Matteo de Monti and Elaine Lustig Cohen. Matteo de Monti is the grandson of the director of Metz and Co, the Dutch department store that had a long standing collaboration with Delaunay. Elaine Lustig Cohen is a graphic designer and author of
The New Art of Color: The Writings of Robert and Sonia Delaunay.

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