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, 1879-195637 artworks
George Wesley BellowsAmerican, 1882-1925262 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938287 artworks
Robert HenriAmerican, 1865-1925363 artworks
George Benjamin LuksAmerican, 1867-1933119 artworks
Jerome MyersAmerican, 1867-194013 artworks
Everett ShinnAmerican, 1876-195399 artworks
John SloanAmerican, 1871-1951151 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Gray and Brass
John Sloan

Bal Martinique (study)
William James Glackens

Coney Island
William James Glackens

Vendor's Row
Jerome Myers

The Soda Fountain
William James Glackens

Steeming Streets
George Wesley Bellows

Everett Shinn

Tinsel toes
Everett Shinn

Tam Gan
Robert Henri

Paradise Point
George Wesley Bellows

Factory Scene
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
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
Detroit Institute of the ArtsUnited States (Detroit)11 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)11 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1908

End date:  1920