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

The Ventriloquist
Everett Shinn

George Wesley Bellows

The Drive - Central Park
William James Glackens

Fisherman and Stream
George Wesley Bellows

Wet Night
George Wesley Bellows

Portrait of Laura
George Wesley Bellows

Johnnie Patton
Robert Henri

House on the Point
George Benjamin Luks

Afternoon at Coney Island
William James Glackens

Robert Henri

Child with Wagon
George Benjamin Luks

Purple Hills
George Benjamin Luks

Sunset, Jersey Hills
George Wesley Bellows

Artists' Evening
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
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