Ashcan school
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1908-1920

American art movement of the early 20th century, known for portraying daily life of the urban lower classes, especially in New York City.
People associated with this movement
Gifford BealAmerican, 1879-195629 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925248 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938274 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925331 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195386 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951145 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Black Hat
George Benjamin Luks

The Albany Boat
Gifford Beal

Florence Pierce
George Wesley Bellows

Gull Rock and Whitehead
George Wesley Bellows

Head of a Girl, Feather in Turban
William James Glackens

The Amateurs
George Benjamin Luks

Little Girl in Red
Robert Henri

Street Scene with Carriage
George Benjamin Luks

Washington Square, Winter
William James Glackens

The Haymarket
John Sloan

Old Barn in Shady Valley
George Wesley Bellows

House on the Point
George Benjamin Luks

Nasturtiums in a Glass Vase
William James Glackens

Another Clown
Everett Shinn

On the Marne
Robert Henri

Sissy in Yellow
Robert Henri
Top 10 museums with Ashcan art
Museum of Art, Fort LauderdaleUnited States (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)54 artworks
The Barnes FoundationUnited States (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)29 artworks
Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio)United States (Columbus, Ohio)26 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)18 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)16 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)16 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)13 artworks
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)13 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)11 artworks
Detroit Institute of the ArtsUnited States (Detroit)11 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920