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, 1870-1938293 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925369 artworks
Edward HopperAmerican, 1882-1967348 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933122 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194015 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-1953103 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951155 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Newsboy
George Wesley Bellows

Jerome Myers

George Wesley Bellows

Robert Henri

Rockport, Massachusetts, No. 5
William James Glackens

Sea in Fog
George Wesley Bellows

Purple Hills
George Benjamin Luks

Everett Shinn

Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire
William James Glackens

Boulders on a Riverbank
George Benjamin Luks

March Day, Washington Square
William James Glackens

Snow Capped Mountains
George Wesley Bellows

Saturday Night
Everett Shinn

Winter, Washington Square Park
William James Glackens

The Hole in the Wall
George Benjamin Luks

Sunday on the Marne
William James Glackens

The Artist's Wife Knitting
William James Glackens

West Wind
George Wesley Bellows
Top 10 museums with Ashcan art
Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)218 artworks
Museum of Art, Fort LauderdaleUnited States (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)54 artworks
The Barnes FoundationUnited States (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)29 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)27 artworks
Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio)United States (Columbus, Ohio)27 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
Addison Gallery of American Art - Andover, MAUnited States (Andover)14 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920