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, 1879-195639 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925262 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938291 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925367 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933121 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194015 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-1953100 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951154 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Town of Venice
William James Glackens

Seated Nude with Bobbed Hair
George Benjamin Luks

Boy with Suspenders
George Benjamin Luks

Portrait of a Laughing Boy
George Wesley Bellows

Mayfair
Gifford Beal

Three Top Sergeants
George Benjamin Luks

Tinsel toes
Everett Shinn

Village Prayer Meeting
George Wesley Bellows

Florencia
Robert Henri

Girl on a Swing
Everett Shinn

City Scene
William James Glackens

Viv (New York)
Robert Henri

Portrait of Mary McKinnon
George Wesley Bellows

Sleeping Clown
Everett Shinn
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
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)16 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)16 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)14 artworks
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)13 artworks
Hood Museum of ArtUnited States (Hanover, New Hampshire)11 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)11 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920