Ashcan school

Discover the fascinating art movement known as the Ashcan School, which depicted the raw and unfiltered reality of urban life in the early 20th century. Explore the works of prominent Ashcan artists and gain insight into their unique perspectives on society and culture.
Here above American painter John Sloan's takes the subject of the working class bar scene in New York City in the early 1900's. Sloan has been called "the premier artist of the Ashcan School who painted the inexhaustible energy and life of New York City during the first decades of the twentieth century" and an "early twentieth-century realist painter who embraced the principles of Socialism and placed his artistic talents at the service of those beliefs." American Realism, American Artists, Edward Hopper, Old Ale, Ashcan School, Detroit Institute Of Arts, Caravaggio, Fine Art, Art Movement

Here above American painter John Sloan's takes the subject of the working class bar scene in New York City in the early 1900's. Sloan has been called "the premier artist of the Ashcan School who painted the inexhaustible energy and life of New York City during the first decades of the twentieth century" and an "early twentieth-century realist painter who embraced the principles of Socialism and placed his artistic talents at the service of those beliefs."

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Sabrina Huber
ART & ARTISTS: Ashcan School - Introduction Portrait, Painting, York, Artists, Art, Academic Art, Art For Art Sake, Art School, Art Movement

Ashcan School artists and friends at John French Sloan's Philadelphia Studio in 1898 I first discovered paintings by artists of the New York “Ashcan School” soon after leaving art school in the late 60’s and living for a while in New York, and have been a fan of the work ever since. I thought I’d take a fairly comprehensive look at the work of the Ashcan artists on this blog, but my research has so far run to about forty postings, which for many could become a little tedious for anyone that…

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Rita
Everett Shinn: 1900 Back Row, Follies Bergere  pastel on paper 52 x 69 cm Ashcan School, American Realism, Outdoor Stage, Social Realism, Most Famous Artists, Back Row, Virtual Museum, Urban Nature, Illustration Boards

Continuing the intermittent theme on the New York "Ashcan School." See also William Glackens, Robert Henri, and George Luks (in the index). The next artist I'm featuring is Everett Shinn. Self-Portrait 1901 pastel on paper Everett Shinn (1876 – 1953) was born in Woodstown, New Jersey, a large Quaker community. His parents were rural farmers. Shinn left Woodstown at the age of fourteen and enrolled at a technical institution known as the Spring Garden Institute in Philadelphia from 1888-1890…

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