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Sonia Delaunay Zigzag Bangle

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Price: $50.00
Member Price: $45.00

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Description

Sonia Delaunay (French, born Russia, 18851979) had a passion for color. In her signature version of Cubism, she juxtaposed vivid blocks of color to explore their tonal relationships. She named her distinctive style simultanisme, a term she adopted from the treatise De la loi du contraste simultan des couleurs (The Law of the Simultaneous Contrast of Colors). For our chic bangle weve adapted a detail from a color plate in Sonia Delaunay: ses peintures, ses objets, ses tissus simultans, ses modes (1925), a rare portfolio devoted to her work in the Metropolitan Museums collection.

Silver overlay, with printed lacquer. Slip-on styling. 3/4''W; inner circumference: 8''.

  • Silver overlay, with printed lacquer
  • Slip-on styling
  • 3/4''W; inner circumference: 8''

Art History

A member of the Parisian avant-garde, Sonia Delaunay (French, born Russia, 18851979) married the artist Robert Delaunay in 1910, with whom she often collaborated. Her work included paintings, collages, books, posters, decorative objects, textiles, clothing, and theater sets and costumes. Delaunay was honored with a full-scale retrospective in 1967 at the Muse Nationale dArt Moderne in Paris.

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Description

Sonia Delaunay (French, born Russia, 18851979) had a passion for color. In her signature version of Cubism, she juxtaposed vivid blocks of color to explore their tonal relationships. She named her distinctive style simultanisme, a term she adopted from the treatise De la loi du contraste simultan des couleurs (The Law of the Simultaneous Contrast of Colors). For our chic bangle weve adapted a detail from a color plate in Sonia Delaunay: ses peintures, ses objets, ses tissus simultans, ses modes (1925), a rare portfolio devoted to her work in the Metropolitan Museums collection.

Silver overlay, with printed lacquer. Slip-on styling. 3/4''W; inner circumference: 8''.





  • Silver overlay, with printed lacquer
  • Slip-on styling
  • 3/4''W; inner circumference: 8''




Art History

A member of the Parisian avant-garde, Sonia Delaunay (French, born Russia, 18851979) married the artist Robert Delaunay in 1910, with whom she often collaborated. Her work included paintings, collages, books, posters, decorative objects, textiles, clothing, and theater sets and costumes. Delaunay was honored with a full-scale retrospective in 1967 at the Muse Nationale dArt Moderne in Paris.


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