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, 1879-195629 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925249 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938276 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925331 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933114 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195387 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951145 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Little Bridge, Woodstock
George Wesley Bellows

Vase of Flowers
William James Glackens

The Ghost of Sergeant Kelly
George Wesley Bellows

Old Barn in Shady Valley
George Wesley Bellows

Gull Rock and Whitehead
George Wesley Bellows

Café Lafayette
William James Glackens

Sunday in the Park
Gifford Beal

Girl with Doll
George Benjamin Luks

Robert Henri

George Wesley Bellows

Albert C. Barnes
William James Glackens

Bathers at Play, Study #2
William James Glackens

Hannaford's Cove
George Benjamin Luks

The Promenade
Gifford Beal

Sun and Spray
George Wesley Bellows

Robert Henri

Beach Scene with Lavender Sky
William James Glackens
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