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

Nasturtiums in a Glass Vase
William James Glackens

Mountain House
George Wesley Bellows

Salome
Robert Henri

New York
George Wesley Bellows

Little Girl in White
George Wesley Bellows

Shaghead
George Wesley Bellows

An Island in the Sea
George Wesley Bellows

Cliff Dwellers
George Wesley Bellows

In the Luxembourg
William James Glackens

The White Horse
George Wesley Bellows

Village Prayer Meeting
George Wesley Bellows

Segovian Girl
Robert Henri

Sledding, Central Park
William James Glackens

Girl in Black and White
William James Glackens

Viv in Blue Stripe
Robert Henri
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