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, 1882-1925245 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938270 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925328 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194012 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195384 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951138 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Romance of Autumn
George Wesley Bellows

The Singer
Everett Shinn

Storm over the Beach
William James Glackens

The Sawdust Trail
George Wesley Bellows

Flowers in a Quimper Pitcher
William James Glackens

Cafferty
Robert Henri

Outdoor Swimming Pool
William James Glackens

The NIght after San Juan
William James Glackens

City Playground
Jerome Myers

Skipper Mick
Robert Henri

Southwest Art
John Sloan

Winter, Washington Square Park
William James Glackens

Patsy, the Cobbler
George Benjamin Luks

The Little Pier
William James Glackens

The Haymarket
John Sloan

Wild Gypsy
Robert Henri

The Terrace
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