Exhibition on view

Maison Sonia
Sonia Delaunay and the Atelier Simultané
Haus Lange

The interdisciplinary artist Sonia Delaunay (1885, Odessa–1979, Paris) early merged her ambitions in painting and design while creating an artistic framework for life in collaboration with other visionaries. „Sonia Delaunay introduces living art into the everyday“ stated an advertisement for Delaunay’s fashion and interior design workshop in 1926. As a sought-after universal artist, she designed textiles, fashion and interiors and turned her name into an internationally successful brand. Maison Sonia is dedicated to the artist’s role as a mediator between artistic innovation and the beauty of everyday life, as a designer, an entrepreneur and a passionate observer of modern life. Exhibits from the areas of fashion, textiles, furniture, commercial and book art, film and photography are presented compellingly at Mies van der Rohe’s Haus Lange. At the heart of the exhibition stands an important group of textile design drawings by Delaunay, acquired for the collection of Kunstmuseen Krefeld in 2019, which is now being shown for the first time alongside major international loans.

Curators:
Waleria Dorogova
Katia Baudin

Maison Sonia is part of the HLHE Dialogue exhibition series, which showcases the art of Sonia Delaunay and Andrea Zittel under the guiding theme Living Abstraction. With these two pioneering positions that transcend the boundaries between art and everyday life, the avant-garde of the early twentieth century meets the present.

Artistic Director Living Abstraction:
Katia Baudin

Sonia Delaunay, color study, undated, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, color study, undated, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view  
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view  
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view  
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view  
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view  
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view  
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Maison Sonia, Kunstmuseen Krefeld 2022, installation view
© Pracusa S.A., photo: Dirk Rose
Sonia Delaunay, Portugaise aux fruits, 1916, private collection, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, Portugaise aux fruits, 1916, private collection, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, textile design 522, undated, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, textile design 522, undated, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, fabric design 857/250, 1928, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, © Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, fabric design 857/250, 1928, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, © Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, coat design, 1923, Galerie Zlotowski, Paris, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, coat design, 1923, Galerie Zlotowski, Paris, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, handbag, ca. 1930, Francesca Galloway, London, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay, handbag, ca. 1930, Francesca Galloway, London, ©Pracusa S.A.
Sonia Delaunay  
Textilentwurfszeichnung, nach 1929  
Ölkreide auf Briefpapier der Firma „Tissus Delaunay“  
31 × 25 cm  
Slg. Kunstmuseen Krefeld  
© Pracusa
Sonia Delaunay
Textilentwurfszeichnung, nach 1929
Ölkreide auf Briefpapier der Firma „Tissus Delaunay“
31 × 25 cm
Slg. Kunstmuseen Krefeld
© Pracusa
Sonia Delaunay  
Textilentwurfszeichnung, um 1935  
Gouache auf schwarzem Karton  
16,6 × 14,8 cm  
Slg. Kunstmuseen Krefeld  
© Pracusa
Sonia Delaunay
Textilentwurfszeichnung, um 1935
Gouache auf schwarzem Karton
16,6 × 14,8 cm
Slg. Kunstmuseen Krefeld
© Pracusa

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