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
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

Clown Antics
Everett Shinn

Edith Cavell
George Wesley Bellows

Mountain Farm
George Wesley Bellows

Santa Fe Landscape
Robert Henri

Young Woman in Green
William James Glackens

A Village Boy
Robert Henri

Mahone Bay
William James Glackens

Evening Swell
George Wesley Bellows

Scene on the Lower East Side
William James Glackens

Central Park in Winter
William James Glackens

Juanita
Robert Henri

Back of Nude
William James Glackens

Mary Ann (Mollie)
Robert Henri

Girl in Yellow Dress
William James Glackens

Spanish Girl
Robert Henri

Young Boy
George Benjamin Luks

Head of a Boy
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