Sonia Delaunay  

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Sonia Delaunay (née Terk) (November 14, 1885December 15, 1979) was a Ukrainian-French artist, she married the artist Robert Delaunay, with whom she founded the movement Orphism, noted for its use of strong colors and geometric shapes. Her work extends to painting, textile design and stage set design. 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, the integration of furniture, fabrics, wall coverings, and clothing.



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