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, 1879-195632 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925249 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938277 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925332 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195391 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951145 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Hudson at Saugerties
George Wesley Bellows

House on the Point
George Benjamin Luks

Country Road
John Sloan

Hill near Cannes
William James Glackens

Swans in Central Park
George Wesley Bellows

Blackhead and Sea
George Wesley Bellows

Nude with Hat
William James Glackens

After Bathing: Vacation Home
William James Glackens

Bath House, Bellport
William James Glackens

Robert Henri

The Little Madonna
George Benjamin Luks

Café de la Paix
William James Glackens

Robert Henri

Segovian Girl
Robert Henri

Luxembourg Gardens
William James Glackens

East Point, Gloucester
William James Glackens

Who is this Columbine?
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
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)16 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)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