Architectural Cadences

Architectural Cadences

1954

Charles Sheeler

(American, 1883–1965)

Color screenprint

Sheet: 27.5 x 34.3 cm (10 13/16 x 13 1/2 in.); Image: 15.7 x 22 cm (6 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Bequest of Lockwood Thompson (by exchange) 1997.155

Catalogue raisonné: Gordon 6; Kristy Bryce, 2008, no.6

Edition: 100

Exhibition

Julie Mehretu: Portals (FRONT International: Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows)

Description

Sheeler merged musical analogy with machine aesthetics. The repetitive pattern of the architecture in this screenprint suggests the regular beat or rhythm of a musical sequence, or cadence.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Screenprint
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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