Sonia Delaunay: Portugaise assise (1915-16)

“The artist’s main purpose in Portugaise assise is not simply to represent a local woman, at her work, but to study light – the particularly warm and clear light of northern Portugal, which Delaunay has divided and recomposed into a riotous cacophony of colour and movement that immerses the viewer in the raucous, sensual atmosphere…

Lola and Hauser: Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven

Read More Frantisek Kupka, 1871-1957 – Internet Archive František Kupka at Art Story See More František Kupka At Sunnyside Hear More Tag: Hauser At Sunnyside Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Léo Delibes’ Lakmé: ‘Duo de fleurs’

Hear More With Lyrics (click for English translation) Read More The Classical Girl introduced me to The Flower Duet in her post, Melting into Léo Delibes’ “Flower Duet”. READ MORE HERE. Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Balalaika: Art and Music

Who Is Thorvald Hellesen? Thorvald Hellesen (25 December 1888 – 22 October 1937) was a Norwegian abstract artist, designer and painter. His art was associated with the Orphic Cubism movement. Around 1920, Hellesen…was one of few Norwegian artists to be inspired by cubism, but the painting also evinces a keen awareness of the other nascent…

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Late For Your Life

Late For Your Life You’ve been saying for the longest time that the time has come You’ve been talking like you’re of a mind to get some changing done Maybe move out of the city, find some quiet little town Where you can sit out on your back porch step and watch the sun go…

František Kupka: One Vision (1946)

František Kupka, One Vision, ( Une Vision )1946, Oil on canvas, 27 1/8 x 26 3/4 inches (69 x 68 cm), Credit line:  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Bequest, Andrée Martinel, 1993,    Click For Enlarged Detail Best viewed At Sunnyside Details Artist:  František Kupka, b. 1871, Opočno, Austria-Hungary; d. 1957, Puteaux, France Title:…

Robert Delaunay: Eiffel Tower (c.1925)

Who is Robert Delaunay? Robert Delaunay (1885 – 1941) is a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, co-founded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. His later works were more abstract, reminiscent of Paul Klee. Delaunay’s key influence relates to bold use of colour…