Dress like summer will never end. Fashion sketches by 1920’s queen of the avant-garde Sonia Delaunay. From “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes.”

Page 14. 1922-23.
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Page 5 (detail). 1922-23.
Page 5 (detail). 1922-23. Image © Reed College, Portland. Fair use license. via https://rdc.reed.edu/c/artbooks/s/r?_pp=20&s=4c0e890724b4bd2d4211022f9f4d7bbdc24c8c87&p=17&pp=1
Page 6. 1920.
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Frocks in colors as bright as the confetti at your Bastille Day party. Fashion sketches by 1920’s Queen of the avant-garde Sonia Delaunay. From “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes.”

Page 2. 1925.
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Page 5. 1922-1923 (detail).
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Page 16. 1923.
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Avant-garde art in colors that dazzle the mind. Russian. Olga Rozanova, artist (1886-1918). All of these works having been published in “The Great utopia: the Russian and Soviet avant-garde, 1915-1932” in 1992, which has just been made available in digitalized form by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library.

"Non Objective Composition (Flight of an Airplane)." 1915.
“Non Objective Composition (Flight of an Airplane).” 1915. Oil on canvas. Collection of the State Museum, Samara. Published in 1992 in “The Great utopia: the Russian and Soviet avant-garde, 1915-1932.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library contributor. Fair use license. via https://archive.org/details/grerussi00schi/page/n114
"Room." 1915.
“Room.” 1915. Collection of the State Lunacharsky Museum of Fine Arts, Krasnodar. Published in 1992 in “The Great utopia: the Russian and Soviet avant-garde, 1915-1932.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library contributor. Fair use license. via https://archive.org/details/grerussi00schi/page/n114
"Non-Objective Composition." 1916.
“Non-Objective Composition.” 1916. Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg. Published in 1992 in “The Great utopia: the Russian and Soviet avant-garde, 1915-1932.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library contributor. Fair use license. via https://archive.org/details/grerussi00schi/page/n115
"Non-Objective Composition." 1917.
“Non-Objective Composition.” 1917. Collection of the State Art Museum, Ulianovsk. Published in 1992 in “The Great utopia: the Russian and Soviet avant-garde, 1915-1932.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library contributor. Fair use license. via https://archive.org/details/grerussi00schi/page/n119

Many layered backdrops for people who keep rising up in front. Paintings by Bulgarian artist Ivan Milev (1897-1927).

Title and date unknown.
Title and date unknown. In the public domain. via https://www.wikiart.org/en/ivan-milev/unknown-title-1
"Landscape of Muglish." 1925.
“Landscape of Muglish.” 1925. In the public domain. via http://40.114.5.22/artist/ivan-milev/landscape-muglish
"Ahinora." 1925.
“Ahinora.” 1925. In the public domain. via https://www.wikiart.org/en/ivan-milev/ahinora-1925.

Revolutionary art by internationally known Russian artist Aleksandra Ekster (Alexandra Exter). Living from 1882 to 1949, she was a member of the Cubo-Futurist, Suprematist, and Constructivist schools.

Costume for a female character. 1924.
Costume for a female character. 1924. Collection of ND Lobanowa-Rostowski. Cc0 License 2.0 BY-SA. via https://www.vogue.pl/a/aleksandra-ekster-amazonka-awangardy
Costume design for Salome. 1917.
Costume design for Salome. 1917. Collection of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow. In the public domain. via https://www.wikiart.org/en/aleksandra-ekster/costume-design-for-salome-1917
Costume designs for a production of Salome. 1917.
Costume designs for a production of Salome. 1917. Image © Miriam Schapiro. Fair use license. via https://www.wikiart.org/en/miriam-schapiro/aleksandra-ekster-costume-designs-for-a-1917-production-of-salome
Study for a male costume. 1920.
Study for a male costume. 1920. Gouache on cardboard. Image © Artforum.com. Fair use license. via https://www.artforum.com/print/previews/201001/alexandra-exter-24530
Costume design for "Phoenician Women." 1914.
Costume design for “Phoenician Women.” 1914. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://styleupyourday.com/tag/%D0%B6%D0%B8%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%8C/

Sketches of dresses as bright as a flag against the sky on a day in summer. Sonia Delaunay, designer. From “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes” which came out in the mid 1920’s in Paris.

Page 10. 1923-1924.
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Page 12. 1923.
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Page 9. 1923.
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Page 7. 1915.
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Textiles with a bit of a Constructivist kick. Russian. Varvara Stepanova, 20th century designer. Also designed sportwear and taught textile design at Vkhutemas in Moscow.

Red, white and blue. ca. 1920's.
Red, white and blue. ca. 1920’s. Fair use license. via https://coralhnd.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/textile-designs-varvara-stepanova/
Orange, white and pale blue.
Orange, white and pale blue. Fair use license. via https://coralhnd.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/textile-designs-varvara-stepanova/
Gold, white and purple.
Gold, white and purple. Fair use license. via http://costumehelsinki.blogspot.com/2013/12/soviet-pattern-designs-by-stepanova.html