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Charles Sheeler and the cult of the machine

by Karen Lucic

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Published by Reaktion in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sheeler, Charles, -- 1883-1965.,
  • Architecture -- Machines.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby Karen Lucic.
    SeriesEssays in art and culture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15529275M
    ISBN 100948462175

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Cult of the Machine is curated by Emma Acker, associate curator of American Art for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Catalogue Characterized by highly structured, geometric compositions with smooth surfaces, linear qualities, and lucid forms, Precisionism fully emerged after World War I and flourished in the s and : Jonathan Kantrowitz.INTRODUCTION.

Photography is nature seen from the eyes outward, painting from the eyes inward. 1 Charles Sheeler, The American modernist Charles Sheeler (–) explored the relationships between photography, film, and more traditional media such as painting and drawing with more rigor and intellectual discipline than perhaps any other artist of his .