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Charles Sheeler : across media

Author: Charles Brock; Charles Sheeler; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); Art Institute of Chicago.; M.H. de Young Memorial Museum.
Publisher: Washington : National Gallery of Art ; Berkeley : in association with University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brock, Charles, 1959-
Charles Sheeler.
Washington : National Gallery of Art ; Berkeley : In Association with University of California Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607795882
Named Person: Charles Sheeler; Charles Sheeler; Charles Sheeler; Charles Sheeler
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Brock; Charles Sheeler; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); Art Institute of Chicago.; M.H. de Young Memorial Museum.
ISBN: 0520248724 9780520248724
OCLC Number: 61881164
Notes: "Exhibition dates: National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 7-August 27, 2006; The Art Institute of Chicago, October 7, 2006-January 7, 2007; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young, February 10-May 6, 2007"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 225 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Across media: surveying the boundaries of art --
Photography: Doylestown interiors, 1917 --
Film: Manhatta and the cityscape, 1920 --
Commercial photography: The River Rouge Factory, 1927 --
Mixing media: the artist looks at nature, 1943 --
Photomontage: New England irrelevancies, 1946 --
Chronology / Emma Acker --
Appendix: Commercial photography for Condé Nast / E. Acker.
Responsibility: Charles Brock.
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