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, 1879-195632 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925249 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938277 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925332 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195391 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951145 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Old Farmyard, Toodleums
George Wesley Bellows

Bridget in Red
Robert Henri

Flowers on a Table
William James Glackens

Summer Cottage
Gifford Beal

The Hole in the Wall
George Benjamin Luks

Temple Gold Medal Nude
William James Glackens

Summer Fantasy
George Wesley Bellows

Approach of Rain
George Wesley Bellows

Robert le Diable
Everett Shinn

Johnnie Patton
Robert Henri

Polo Game
George Wesley Bellows

Woman in Blue Dress
William James Glackens

The Ledge
George Benjamin Luks

The Breaker Boys
George Benjamin Luks

Artist's Judging Works of Art
George Wesley Bellows

Curtain Call
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)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