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, 1879-195628 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925237 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938268 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925323 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194010 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195384 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951135 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Harbor at Monhegan
George Wesley Bellows

River Rats
George Wesley Bellows

Polo at Lakewood
George Wesley Bellows

Gifford Beal

Viaduct at Venice
William James Glackens

Café de la Paix
William James Glackens

Sea in Fog
George Wesley Bellows

Girl on Stage
Everett Shinn

The Green Tie
George Benjamin Luks

Stage Scene
Everett Shinn

The White Church
George Benjamin Luks

Wet Night
George Wesley Bellows

Roundhouse at High Bridge
George Benjamin Luks

McSorley's Bar
John Sloan
Top 10 museums with Ashcan art
Museum of Art, Fort LauderdaleUnited States (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)54 artworks
The Barnes FoundationUnited States (Merion, Pennsylvania)29 artworks
Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio)United States (Columbus, Ohio)26 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)19 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)16 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)15 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