Introduction
Charles Sheeler (July 16, 1883 – May 7, 1965) was an American painter and commercial photographer. He is recognized as one of the founders of American modernism, developing a style of painting known as Precisionism and becoming one of the master photographers of the 20th century.
Wikidata
Q624868
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Introduction
Sheeler is best known as a painter of precise renderings of industrial forms, in an abstract-realist style, emphasizing abstract qualities and geometric shapes, using clear colors and smooth surfaces. He was a native of Philadelphia and studied at the School of Industrial Art and then at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He began a career in photography ca. 1912, working for architects, the Ford Motor Company, and other clients. He continued to create highly acclaimed paintings. His later works tended toward less literal renderings. American artist.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Names
Charles Sheeler, Charles R. Sheeler, Jr. Charles R. Sheeler, Charles Rettew Sheeler, Sheeler
Ulan
500115325
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