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Title:Charles Sheeler; and the Cult of the Machine
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$15.40)
Category:Art & Design
ISBN:0948462175
Item ID:SB00-0114929
Quantity:1
Publisher:Reaktion Books, London, 1991
Edition:First
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good
Reaktion Books, 1991, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

acknowledgements, introduction by author, references, chronology, bibliography and list of illustrations. The text is illustrated with colour, black and white photographs and Black and white drawings. Charles Sheeler (1886-1965) was an American artist who embraced the machine / technology of the 20th century. He has been either regarded as a heretic or the high priest in the religion of mass production and technology. In this book . The author argues, " ... that Sheeler's images do not celebrate the machine, but question its predominance during his time. They provoke us to confront the social consequences of modern technology. Sheeler appears in this book, as neither believe nor heretic in the cult of the machine. Lucic asks us to grant Sheeler his ambivalence, for it was this that enabled him to betray modernity so splendidly." -- from the rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 9-167, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; United States; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0948462175. ISBN/EAN: 9780948462177. Inventory No: 0114929.
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