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, 1879-195640 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925262 artworks
William GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938296 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925370 artworks
Edward HopperAmerican, 1882-1967348 artworks
Ernest LawsonAmerican, 1873-1939171 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933123 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194015 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-1953105 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951158 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Lily Williams
George Benjamin Luks

Irish Cottage
Robert Henri

Edward Hopper

The Camel's Hump
Edward Hopper

Robert Henri

Artist's Judging Works of Art
George Wesley Bellows

The Waiter
Robert Henri

Grey Day
John Sloan

The Polka Dot Dress
George Benjamin Luks

The Ledge
George Benjamin Luks

George Wesley Bellows
Top 10 museums with Ashcan art
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)218 artworks
Museum of Art, Fort LauderdaleUnited States (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)54 artworks
The Barnes FoundationUnited States (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)35 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)29 artworks
Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio)United States (Columbus, Ohio)27 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)26 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - BostonUnited States (Boston)25 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)22 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)17 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)15 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920