Charles Sheeler - American Landscape (detail)

Charles Sheeler

United States 1883 - 1965

Photography, Painting, Modern Art

Charles Sheeler
Charles Sheeler
United States
September 7, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Charles Sheeler is recognized as one of the founders of American modernism and one of the master photographers of the twentieth century.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1883, he attended the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art, now the University of the Arts (Philadelphia), from 1900 to 1903, and then the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied under William Merritt Chase.