Charles Sheeler

1883 · United States

Artist biography

Charles Sheeler is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from the United States, like other celebrated artists such as William Anastasi, William Crump, Paul Villinski, William Wiley , and Robert Huot. Charles Sheeler was born in 1883.

Charles Sheeler's Gallery representation

Charles Sheeler's work is available for viewing at Hollis Taggart Galleries located in New York, the United States.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a prominent country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war period, when the cultural prominence of New York assumed primacy over Paris, formerly considered as the most significant art centre worldwide. Leading art movements developed and cultivated in significant ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variations, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern echoes of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary sphere, the United States has exercised a strong influence upon the visual culture of the World, due to the dominion of its economic and political systems. Key examples of critically acclaimed U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Charles Sheeler

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