Artwork Title: Wire Wheel - Artist Name: Paul StrandArtwork Title: Wire Wheel - Artist Name: Paul Strand

Wire Wheel, 1917

Paul Strand

13 x 10 in
Skyscrapers and machines—quintessential symbols of modern life in the early twentieth century—were among Strand's last subjects as he advanced in breathtaking leaps across the landscape of artistic possibilities on the brink of World War I. Duchamp and Picabia had introduced machines into American art when they arrived in New York in 1915, and automobiles capable of going fifty miles an hour were everywhere.


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