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, 1879-195628 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925232 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938255 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925318 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933108 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194010 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195382 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951134 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Three A.M.
John Sloan

Dancer in Pink Dress
William James Glackens

Brooklyn Bridge
George Benjamin Luks

Abandoned Quarry
Gifford Beal

East River from Brooklyn
William James Glackens

Flowers on a Garden Chair
William James Glackens

Autumn Landscape
William James Glackens

Foggy NIght, New York
George Benjamin Luks

Sissy in Yellow
Robert Henri

Santa Fe Adobes
Robert Henri

Jenny McKean as Infanta
George Benjamin Luks

At the Cafe
George Benjamin Luks

Café de la Paix
William James Glackens

Portrait of Stella
Robert Henri

George Benjamin Luks

Standing Girl in White Spats
William James Glackens
Top 10 museums with Ashcan art
Museum of Art, Fort LauderdaleUnited States (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)54 artworks
The Barnes FoundationUnited States (Merion, Pennsylvania)29 artworks
Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio)United States (Columbus, Ohio)26 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)16 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)15 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
Detroit Institute of the ArtsUnited States (Detroit)11 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)11 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)10 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920