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, 1879-195634 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925257 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938285 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925360 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933118 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195396 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951148 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Alley Cat
Everett Shinn

Portrait of an Elderly Man
George Benjamin Luks

Jean in a Pink Dress
George Wesley Bellows

Beach Side
William James Glackens

Garden at 110 Rue du Bac, Paris
William James Glackens

Saturday Night
Everett Shinn

Nude Pulling On Stocking
William James Glackens

Central Park
George Wesley Bellows

Sarah B.
Robert Henri

Hill near Cannes
William James Glackens

Curtain Call
Everett Shinn

Green Park, London
Everett Shinn

Bal Martinique
William James Glackens
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
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)13 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)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