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

The Dancer
George Benjamin Luks

Anne in Purple Wrap
George Wesley Bellows

Ch√Ęteau-Thierry
William James Glackens

Beach Scene
William James Glackens

The Old Pioneer
George Wesley Bellows

Hillside
William James Glackens

Cornfield and Harvest
George Wesley Bellows

Lenna Painting
William James Glackens

Elephants
Gifford Beal

Irish Lad
Robert Henri

Green Point
George Wesley Bellows

Allen Street
George Benjamin Luks

Stephen Greene
Robert Henri

Bleeker and Carmine Streets
George Benjamin Luks

Hester Street
George Benjamin Luks
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