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Charles Sheeler : modernism, precisionism and the borders of abstraction

Author: Mark Rawlinson
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Sheeler was the stark poet of the machine age. Photographer of the Ford Motor Company and founder of the painting movement Precisionism, he is remembered as a promoter of - and apologist for - the industrialised capitalist ethic. This major new rethink of one of the key figures of American modernism argues that Sheeler's true relationship to progress was in fact highly negative, his 'precisionism' both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rawlinson, Mark (Mark S.).
Charles Sheeler.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2008
(OCoLC)171560381
Named Person: Charles Sheeler; Charles Sheeler; Charles Sheeler
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Rawlinson
ISBN: 9781435691285 1435691288 1850439028 9781850439028 9781850439011 185043901X 9780857711267 0857711261
OCLC Number: 298663130
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 210 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Musing on primitiveness --
2. A photograph, a drawing and a painting: Sheeler's New York series --
3. The disappearing subject: Self-Portrait --
4. Is it still life? Sheeler, Adorno and dwelling --
5. Between commission and autonomy: Sheeler's River Rouge --
6. Late work/late style.
Other Titles: Modernism, precisionism and the borders of abstraction
Responsibility: Mark Rawlinson.

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