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, 1882-1925232 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938255 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925318 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933108 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194010 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195382 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951134 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

From Under Willows
William James Glackens

Nude with a Parrot
George Wesley Bellows

Robert Henri

Bath House, Bellport
William James Glackens

Wild Gypsy
Robert Henri

Madre Gitana
Robert Henri

La Trinidad
Robert Henri

Chow Choy
Robert Henri

Benediction in Georgia
George Wesley Bellows

Battery Park
William James Glackens

The Clown's Daughter
George Benjamin Luks

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
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
Detroit Institute of the ArtsUnited States (Detroit)11 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)11 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)10 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920