Colored Rhythm

Sonia Delaunay French, born Ukraine

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Although painted in 1959, Colored Rhythm epitomizes the concept of Simultanisme (Orphism) that Sonia Delaunay developed in the mid-1910s. By using color in a bold, imaginative way and by employing simple geometric forms—circle, square, rectangle, and triangle—in conjunction with color, she was able to suggest different depths of planes and a sense of movement in her paintings.

Colored Rhythm, Sonia Delaunay (French (born Ukraine), Gradizhsk 1885–1979 Paris), Gouache, pastel, and graphite on paper

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