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Sheeler, Charles 1883-1965

Overview
Works: 367 works in 562 publications in 2 languages and 12,200 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Experimental films  Short films  Silent films  Biography  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama 
Roles: Photographer, Director, Author, Illustrator, Honoree, Artist
Classifications: ND237.S47, 759.13
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Charles Sheeler, paintings and drawings by Carol Troyen( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant-garde : experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s by Bret Wood( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
Charles Sheeler, the photographs by Theodore E Stebbins( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Sheeler : across media by Charles Brock( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) is recognized as one of the founders of American modernism and one of the master photographers of the twentieth century. His work is synonymous with precisionism, a crisp, clean, hard-edged style that reconciled cubist abstraction and the machine aesthetic of Marcel Duchamp with American subject matter. Trained in industrial drawing, decorative painting, and applied art at the School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia, Sheeler also attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he learned an impressionistic, painterly style. He later embraced European modernism and taught himself photography. Sheeler fully absorbed the lessons of each discipline and forged his own singular approach." "This beautifully illustrated book, created to accompany a traveling exhibition of Sheeler's work, features detailed analyses of the artist's mediums and working methods. Focusing on the complex, often paradoxical, relationships among photography, film, drawing, printmaking, and painting that were central to Sheeler's art, this pathbreaking book traces critical points in Sheeler's trajectory, beginning with a small selection of Sheeler's seminal photographs, circa 1917, of the interior of an eighteenth-century Quaker fieldstone house in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Sections are also devoted to the 1920 film Manhatta, made in collaboration with Paul Strand; a series of commercial photographs of the Ford Motor Company's River Rogue factory (1927); the enigmatic painting The Artist Looks at Nature (1943) and its related works; and finally a group of mill subjects from the 1940s and 1950s that experiments with photomontage."--Jacket
The great king, King of Assyria; Assyrian reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

6 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Sheeler in Doylestown : American modernism and the Pennsylvania tradition by Karen Lucic( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Sheeler : artist in the American tradition by Constance Rourke( Book )

4 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strand : under the dark cloth by John Walker( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the life and career of photographer Paul Strand. Features Strand's most famous photographs, clips from his films, and interviews with his wife, friends, and collaborators
Charles Sheeler, American interiors by Susan Fillin-Yeh( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The photography of Charles Sheeler : American modernist by Charles Sheeler( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This monograph presents the often-overlooked photographic work of Charles Sheeler. It opens with his Cubist-inspired architectural images of the 1910s, moves on to the highly abstract nude studies and dramatic New York City views from around 1920, and culminates in the series devoted to the Ford Motor Company's River Rouge plant in 1927, a project that established modern industrial iconography. Also featured are his stunning images of the Chartres cathedral done in 1929 and images of American industry made for Fortune magazine in 1939. Freely experimenting with the possibilities of the medium, Sheeler paved the way for other innovative photographers such as Walker Evans. This volume also investigates the links between the photographer and the painter Charles Sheeler - as he employed both media in the process of visual creation."--Jacket
The Rouge, the image of industry in the art of Charles Sheeler and Diego Rivera by Detroit Institute of Arts( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discussion sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts, moderated by Linda Downs, curator of education
Egyptian statues by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

11 editions published between 1945 and 1953 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian statuettes by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterworks of American avant-garde experimental film, 1920-1970( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 37 restored avant-garde films from some of the most acclaimed names of American avant-garde filmmaking
Charles Sheeler : American photographer by Charles W Millard( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhatta by Paul Strand( Visual )

8 editions published between 1921 and 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impressionistic short film about New York seen in terms of its geometric architecture and the movement patterns of ships, people, and so forth. Based on a poem by Walt Whitman
American landscape by Charles Sheeler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elite and popular appeal of the art of Charles Sheeler by James H Maroney( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian statues by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Charles Sheeler : across media
Alternative Names
Charles R. Sheeler

Charles Sheeler

Charles Sheeler Amerikaans kunstschilder

Charles Sheeler pittore e fotografo statunitense

Charles Sheeler US-amerikanischer Maler und Fotograf

Sheeler, Charles

Sheeler, Charles 1883-1965

Sheeler, Charles R.

Sheeler, Charles R., Jr.

Sheeler, Charles Rettew

Sheeler Charles Rettew 1883-1965

Шилер, Чарлз

چارلز شیلر عکاس و نقاش آمریکایی

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Languages
English (177)

German (2)

Covers
Charles Sheeler in Doylestown : American modernism and the Pennsylvania traditionThe photography of Charles Sheeler : American modernistCharles Sheeler and the cult of the machineThe photography of Charles Sheeler : American modernistCharles Sheeler : modernism, precisionism and the borders of abstraction