The striking beauty of the Machine Age

A founder of 20th century American modernism, photographer Charles Sheeler built a career coaxing new worlds out of the ordinary ones he inhabited

"Ford Plant — Criss-Crossed Conveyors," 1927, by Charles Sheeler
(Image credit: The Lane Collection, Image Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
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Sarah Eberspacher

Sarah Eberspacher is an associate editor at She has previously worked as a sports reporter at The Livingston County Daily Press & Argus and The Arizona Republic. She graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.