23 April 2015


‘What also stands out is her distinctively dynamic language of abstract forms that gave shape to her response to the fast changing modern world of technology and progress,’ writes GDC Interiors. ‘One moment she’s celebrating the birth of the electric light bulb, the next it’s trains, planes and the Eiffel Tower. Her engagement with technology is particularly evident in her iconic “Prose of the Trans-Siberian”—the “simultaneous poem” jointly produced in 1913 with poet Blaise Cendrars. A long folded sheet, this work merges image and text to weave stories of the individual caught up in the heady throes of modern life.’