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, 1882-1925250 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938284 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925347 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933115 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195392 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951146 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

City Playground
Jerome Myers

La Trinidad
Robert Henri

All Night Cafe
Everett Shinn

Allen Street
George Benjamin Luks

Little Dutch Girl
Robert Henri

Flowers in a Sugar Bowl
William James Glackens

Girl with Fox Furs
William James Glackens

Uncle Charles
George Wesley Bellows

Churn and Break
George Wesley Bellows

Carmen (Stage)
Everett Shinn

Verdun, France
George Benjamin Luks

The Race Track
George Benjamin Luks

Anne in White
George Wesley Bellows

Three Top Sergeants
George Benjamin Luks
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)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