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

The Trapeze
Everett Shinn

The Green Coat
Robert Henri

Girl with White Shawl Collar
William James Glackens

Sunday in the Park
Gifford Beal

Gifford Beal

Robert Henri

El Segoviano
Robert Henri

Seated Actress with Mirror
William James Glackens

The Clown's Daughter
George Benjamin Luks

At the Cafe
George Benjamin Luks

City Scene
William James Glackens

Nude on a Red Sofa
William James Glackens

Pennsylvania Excavation
George Wesley Bellows
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
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)13 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)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