Sonia Delaunay Geometric Patterns c.1930

"Sonia Delaunay (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) was a Jewish-French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. Her work extends to painting, textile design and stage set design. She was the first living female artist to have a retrospective exhibition at the Louvre in 1964, and in 1975 was named an officer of the French Legion of Honor. Her work in modern design included the concepts of geometric abstraction, the integration of furniture, fabrics, wall coverings, and clothing."

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Stunning woodcut prints of Kawanishi Hide (1894 - 1965)

"Kawanishi Hide (川西英) was born and worked in Kobe, an international port city that inspired much of his subject matter. He was employed as a postmaster, but his ancestors were merchants, particularly traders in sake, mirin, and shochu, which they transported to Tokyo in their fleet of ships. Kawanishi's family opposed his becoming involved in painting and printmaking.

A self-taught artist, Kawanishi started painting in oils, but turned to woodblock printmaking after seeing a print by Yamamoto Kanae (A small bay in Brittany) displayed in a shop window in Osaka..." Rest of biography here

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