Thursday, March 17, 2011

Swatches from Sonia Delaunay

"If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday."
Pearl S. Buck

Top of the morning to you
Swatch above is from Jennifer Paganelli's new line

I was struck by all the geometric patterns that I am seeing this spring
and then I saw the historic designs from Sonia Delaunay
(see top of blog and below)
[Variation on Design 1355, Designed by Sonia Delaunay (French, born Russia, 1885–1979)
France, 1934, Gouache on paper, Private collection © L & M SERVICES B.V. The Hague 20100623
Photo: © private collection]

This exhibit
Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay
opens tomorrow at the Cooper-Hewitt in NYC

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