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, 1870-1938292 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925367 artworks
Edward HopperAmerican, 1882-1967344 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933121 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194015 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-1953101 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951154 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Raft
William James Glackens

Ground Swell
Edward Hopper

Industrial Landscape
George Benjamin Luks

The Race Track
George Benjamin Luks

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wase
George Wesley Bellows

Young Boy
George Benjamin Luks

Cafe du Dome
Robert Henri

The Fisherman
Gifford Beal

City Playground
Jerome Myers

Robert Henri

Little Girl in a Top Hat
George Benjamin Luks

Cape Code Pier
William James Glackens

Curtain Call
Everett Shinn

Vermont Landscape
Edward Hopper

The Tree Trunk
William James Glackens

The Dories, Ogunquit
Edward Hopper

Paris Square, Winter
Everett Shinn
Top 10 museums with Ashcan art
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)219 artworks
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)27 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)26 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - BostonUnited States (Boston)25 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)22 artworks
Delaware Art MuseumUnited States (Wilmington, DE)17 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)15 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)14 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920