Sonia Delaunay


born 1885 Gradzihsk, Ukraine
died 1979 Paris, France

1903 - 04studied at the Karlsruhe Art Academy
1905studied at the Académie de Ia Palette, Paris
1913first fabric designs;
later initial designs for theater costumes
1923reated designs for fabrics for a manufacturer in Lyon;
soon afterwards ran a business selling the materials
1930left the business world to become a painter
Painters Sonia and Robert Delaunay were proponents of ‘Orphism’, the colorful, geometrically abstract artistic style.
Sonia Delaunay Portrait