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Introduction
Sonia Delaunay (13 November 1885 – 5 December 1979) was a French artist, who spent most of her working life in Paris. She formally trained in Russia and Germany before moving to France and expanding her practice to include textile, fashion, and set design. She co-founded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others. She was the first living female artist to have a retrospective exhibition at the Louvre in 1964, and in 1975 was named an officer of the French Legion of Honor. Her work in modern design included the concepts of geometric abstraction, and the integration of furniture, fabrics, wall coverings, and clothing into her art practice.
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Q232972
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Nationalities
French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Decorative Painter, Fashion Designer, Designer, Tapestry Designer, Textile Designer, Painter
Names
Sonia Delaunay, Sonia Delaunay-Terk, Sonia Delaunay-Turk, Sonia Stern, Sonia Terk, Sophie Delaunay-Terk, Sonia Elievna Delaunay, Sonia Elievna- Terk, Sonia Delaunay- Terk, Sonia Delaunay-Ferk, Sonia Delaunay- Ferk, Sonia Delone, Sonia Terk Delaunay, Sonja Elievna Delone, Sarah Stern, Sophie Stern, Sonja Terk, Delaunay-Terk
Ulan
500115510
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