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Sheeler, Charles 1883-1965

Overview
Works: 362 works in 556 publications in 2 languages and 11,674 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Catalogs 
Roles: Illustrator, Honoree, Photographer, Director
Classifications: ND237.S47, 759.13
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Charles Sheeler, paintings and drawings by Carol Troyen ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Sheeler, the photographs by Theodore E Stebbins ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avant-garde experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 692 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 : across media by Charles Brock ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 594 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."--BOOK 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 )
5 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Sheeler in Doylestown : American modernism and the Pennsylvania tradition by Karen Lucic ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strand under the dark cloth ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 207 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 )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The photography of Charles Sheeler : American modernist by Charles Sheeler ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 149 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."--BOOK JACKET
The Rouge, the image of industry in the art of Charles Sheeler and Diego Rivera by Detroit Institute of Arts ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Egyptian statues by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York ( Book )
11 editions published between 1945 and 1955 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Sheeler by Charles Sheeler ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Egyptian statuettes by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York ( Book )
8 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Sheeler : American photographer by Charles W Millard ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manhatta ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 34 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 27 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 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Sheeler, a concentration of works from the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art by Whitney Museum of American Art ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Charles R. Sheeler
Charles Sheeler
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965
Sheeler, Charles R.
Sheeler, Charles R., Jr.
Sheeler, Charles Rettew
Sheeler Charles Rettew 1883-1965
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