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, 1882-1925245 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938270 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925328 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194012 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195384 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951138 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

George Wesley Bellows

Autumn Flame
George Wesley Bellows

Hill near Cannes
William James Glackens

The Race Track
George Benjamin Luks

The Pawnbroker's Daughter
George Benjamin Luks

Beach at Coney Island
George Wesley Bellows

Old Johnnie's Wife
Robert Henri

Harbor at Monhegan
George Wesley Bellows

Beach Umbrellas at a Blue Point
William James Glackens

Woman in Blue Dress
William James Glackens

Little Lore with Her Hat
George Benjamin Luks

August Lundberg
George Wesley Bellows

Merry Christmas
William James Glackens

Robert Henri

Florida Swamp
William James Glackens

Irish Lass
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
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