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Charles Sheeler and Cult of the Machine

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At the dawn of the twentieth century, Henry Adams proclaimed that the machine was as central to our modem American culture as the Virgin was to medieval culture. We worshiped in our factories as our ancestors worshiped in cathedrals. In this century we also raised up bridges, grain elevators, and skyscrapers, and many were dazzled by these symbols of the Machine Age--from ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Harvard University Press
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Mike Zickar
May 22, 2016 Mike Zickar rated it liked it
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This book probably isn't the best place to start when wanting to learn more about Charles Sheeler. I felt like after reading this book that I had little idea of who Sheeler really was. The author focuses little on his biographical information, which was disappointing to me.

The book interprets his art among the history of industrialization within the US. I found the book to be a quick read, and there were a decent amount of reproductions of Sheeler's work, though many of them were not in color.
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