Charles Sheeler, né le 16 juillet 1883 et mort le 7 mai 1965, est un photographe et peintre américain du XXᵉ siècle, et l'un des fondateurs du mouvement du Précisionnisme.
Exhibition : « The Modern Eye - Photographs 1917-1939 »Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of rare and important photographs by European and American artists between the World Wars.
The photographs in this exhibition by Man Ray, Alfred Stieglitz, Alexander Rodchenko, Edward Weston, and 25 other artists, represent the technological, architectural, and psychological revolutions of the modern age. Now considered icons of their era, these works revealed a drastically new vision, with profound and lasting influence.
© André Kertész
Artists were quick to respond to the effect of rising skyscrapers, faster cars and mechanized communications with a new freedom of experimentation. Modernist photographers used radically unconventional viewpoints to express the explosion of growth and energy of cities. They also employed many techn...