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

City Scene
William James Glackens

Tennis at Newport
George Wesley Bellows

The Little Madonna
George Benjamin Luks

Barnyard and Chickens
George Wesley Bellows

Matinicus fom Mt. Ararat
George Wesley Bellows

The Bread Line
George Benjamin Luks

Portrait of Miss Ruth Breslin
George Benjamin Luks

The Brown Wrap
Robert Henri

Irish Lad
Robert Henri

Two Women
George Wesley Bellows

After the Rehearsal
Everett Shinn

Mary O'Dee
Robert Henri

Green Point
George Wesley Bellows

Brooklyn Bridge
George Benjamin Luks

Beagrice Whittaker
Robert Henri

Beating out to Sea
George Wesley Bellows

Viaduct at Venice
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
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