A group of artists who believed that art should present the day to day and harsh realities of life during the late 19th century in America.
a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life
Originally known as The Eight, this group of artists focused on depicting the realistic, gritty, urban life of major American cities, particularly New York City.
A group of U.S. painters of the early 20th century who painted realistic scenes of everyday urban life. The work depicted such subjects as the streets and inhabitants of big cities with a vigorous sense of realism.
A group of early twentieth-century realist painters, originally called "The Eight," the who portrayed scenes of city life. Many of them began as newspaper illustrators and their art was also a chronicle of everyday urban activity. These subjects were often derided, earning the artists the name "Ashcan school."
The Ashcan School is a name given to a group of American urban realist painters who shortly after 1900 began to portray ordinary aspects of city life in their paintings. Artists like Robert Henri, William Glackens, Everett Shinn and George Luks formed the core of this informal group of painters, who mounted a controversial 1908 exhibition at the Macbeth Galleries in New York against the more academic art world. Works by members of The Ashcan School are notable for their straightforward representations of the typical scenes encountered as part of daily urban life.
A group of American painters and illustrators of the early 20th century, often known as The Eight. They were Robert Henri, John Sloan, George Luks, William Glackens, Everett Shinn, Maurice Prendergast, Arthur Davies, and Ernest Lawson. Their work depicted such subjects as the streets and inhabitants of big cities with a vigorous sense of realism.
The Ash Can School, sometimes contracted as, the Ashcan School, is defined as a realist artistic movement that came into prominence in the United States during the early twentieth century, best known for works portraying scenes of daily life in poor urban neighborhoods. The movement is most associated with a group known as, The Eight, or, The Ash Can Painters, whose members were Robert Henri, Arthur B. Davies, Maurice Prendergast, Ernest Lawson, William Glackens, Everett Shinn, John French Sloan, and George Luks.