Catalogue Number: RL7-MF4G
- Author: Matteo de. Leeuw-de Monti,Petra Timmer
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Published: 18 July 2011
- ISBN: 9780500289396
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Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in New York City, Colour Moves focuses not only on abstract painter and colourist Sonia Delaunays art but also her avant-garde fashion designs from her own Atelier Simultane in Paris during the 1920s as well as textiles she designed for the Metz & Co Department store in Amsterdam in the 1930s. Applying her talents and theories to all areas of visual expression, including graphics, interiors, theatre and film, fashion and textiles, a trademark of Delaunays work is the sense of movement and rhythm created by the simultaneous contrasts of certain colours. This book features authoritative essays by Matilda McQuaid, Matteo de Leeuw-de Monti and Petra Timmer, accompanied by reproductions of over 250 of Delaunays paintings, drawings, textiles and garments with correlating designs, fashion illustrations and period photographs.