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Charles Sheeler

Photography, Painting, Modern Art

September 7, 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.