It is the rare museum exhibition that bets most of the house on fabric swatches -- or, more politely, textile samples -- and succeeds. This is the impressive achievement of "Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay," a sumptuous and enlightening show at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum that may change forever the way you look at dry goods. --Roberta Smith, New York Times, March 18, 2011
About the Author
Matilda McQuaid is Deputy Curatorial Director and Head of the Textiles Department at Cooper-Hewitt.
SUSAN BROWN holds a Master's degree in reading and language arts with a research emphasis on phonological awareness. She has taught beginning readers and also teaches reading and writing to adults, including English-language learners. She is currently completing a reading specialist's credential at California State University at Fullerton.
Sonia Delaunay (1885 1979) was a painter and textile designer.