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  The Ashcan School: Artists and their Works
The Ashcan School was a small group of artists who sought to document everyday life in turn-of-the-century New York City, capturing it in realistic and unglamorized paintings and etchings of urban street scenes.
In addition to Henri, the Ashcan School consisted of George Wesley Bellows, William Glackens, Everett Shinn, George Luks and John Sloan.
The spirit of the Ashcan School was continued in the American Scene Painting of the 1920's and 1930's.
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 Ashcan School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ashcan School was a realist artistic movement that came into prominence in the United States in the early 20th century, best known for works capturing scenes of daily life in poor urban neighborhoods.
The Eight exhibited as a group for the first and only time at the Macbeth Gallery in 1908, but they are still remembered as a group, despite the fact that their work was very diverse in terms of style and subject matter.
The Ashcan School was not an organized group, but rather the term was applied later to a group of artists, including Henri, Glackens, Shinn, Sloan, Luks, George Bellows (a Henri student), and others, who painted urban subject matter, primarily New York's poorer neighborhoods.
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 Ashcan School
Instead of the glamorous portrayal of their subject matter practiced by the Old School artists, the " Eight", as they would eventually be called decided to paint the alleyways, tenements and "slum dwellers" of modern New York City.
Regardless of their explanation, their movement was eventually to be dubbed the Ashcan school, deriving from the omnipresent urban image of the garbage can.
Thanks to the perseverance and devotion of these and future Ashcan painters their rebellion against the Academicians led to the organization and development of the 1913 Armory exhibition and the founding of the Society of Independent Artists in 1918.
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The spirit of the Ashcan School was continued in the American Scene.
Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York explores the urban vision of the six Ashcan artists and places their work within the social.
Ashcan Spirit is an exhibition of Ashcan School paintings from the Milwaukee Art Museum's collection of "The Eight.".
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 Ashcan School - Ashcan School Art
The Ashcan school is a revolutionary group of young American artists who at the beginning of the 20th century in New York City, rebel against academic art with their individualism and defiantly urban art.
Members of the Ashcan School were connected with the Macbeth Gallery throughout much of their careers.
The Ashcan School was a group of artists who sought to capture the feel of turn-of-the-century New York City, through realistic and unglamorized portraits of everyday life.
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 ashcan school - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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Ashcan painters made the ordinary into art.(National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.)
ASHCAN REBELS; United around teacher Robert Henri and a desire to reflect even the grimiest urban reality, the Ashcan artists were aesthetic revolutionaries.
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 Visual Sociology and the Ashcan School of Art
Ashcan School Good concise definition of this school of art at the start of the 20th Century.
ArtLex on the Ashcan School Many good thumbprint photos to illustrate what the art of this group was like.
The Ashcan school of painting was conservative as far as painting goes.
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 Genre Painting and the Ashcan School
After writing an essay on the Ashcan School (or The Eight) and researching genre paintings of the 20th century, you will plan a genre painting of your own - on the streets of our town, Summit, New York City or around the school building.
Why were they named the Ashcan School, what was their style, their content and what kind of impact did they make on the American Art scene?
Over the next two weeks, while we are watercoloring a sketch of an urban perspective, you will need to take photographs of friends or places in town that you would like to paint.
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 The Ashcan School
In response to the National Academy's rejection of their work for the 1907 spring exhibition, eight painters participated in a historic exhibition at the Macbeth Gallery in New York City in February 1908.
Some criticized it for its "inappropriate" recordings of the uglier aspects of the New York scene.
Several of the exhibiting artists were to become leading members of the Ashcan School.
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 Omniseek: /Arts & Humanities /Humanities /Art History /Movements /Ashcan School
Pine Crest School -- Stuart Davis Allen J. Stuart Davis was born in 1892.
Henri was the leader of the Ashcan School.
Amazon.com: A Glance: Painters of the Ashcan School : The Immortal Eight
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 Painting/Art Movements: Ashcan School
American Realist school of city genre painters of the early twentieth century; active mostly in New York.
The origin of the term Ashcan, a derogatory reference to their concern with slums and squalor, and its first use, is in question, although sometimes attributed to Art Young.
They dealt with colorful and intimate aspects of city life in a romantic and sentimental manner, and painted in a gray tonality based on the art of Manet.
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These artists believed what was real and true in life was what was beautiful and what constituted "art." They painted gritty urban scenes and the poor and disenfranchised in America.
Ash Can School paintings have a loose and spontaneous style, very different from the polished techniques taught in the American art academies of the period.
A slap-dash, rapid handling of the paint left individual brushstrokes and the paint was applied thickly.
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 Ashcan School - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ashcan School - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Ashcan School, a loose grouping of American Realist painters.
- early 20C US painters: an early 20th-century school of US painters whose works focused on the everyday life of cities and city dwellers, depicted realistically
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 ArtLex on the Ashcan School
The Eight." The Ashcan School included these six members of The Eight: Arthur B. Davies (1862-1928), Robert Henri (1865-1929), George Luks (1867-1933), William Glackens (1870-1938), John Sloan (1871-1951), and Everett Shinn (1876-1953).
Others who are considered in the Ashcan school: Alfred Maurer (1868-1932), George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925),
is an exhibition of Ashcan School paintings from the Milwaukee Art Museum's collection of "The Eight."
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 Notes on the Ethnic Image in Ashcan School Paintings
During the first decades of the twentieth century, Robert Henri and his circle of Ashcan realists became known for their crusading efforts to reconnect art and life.
These works are significant because they address the themes of ethnicity and class in the context of a public space— the park that separated the working-class Italian communities of Greenwich Village and the upper class, old money neighborhood located on the north edge of the square.
These works, it can be argued, are the more realistic Ashcan portrayals of “real life” in New York at the beginning of the twentieth century.
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 Omniseek: /Arts & Humanities /Art History /Movements /Ashcan School /
"George Luks's lack of sentimentality and his understanding of the cruder and coarser strata of civilization made him one of the most powerful realists of the Ashcan School...
ASHCAN SCHOOL ("The EIGHT") Ashcan school is a important influence on the quote " Ashcan " artists was the humanist style
The Ashcan School started one of the first major movements Robert Henri, founder of the Ashcan School (also known as the
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 The Ashcan School by Richard Schiff
In time their brand of personalized realism earned them the nickname, "The Ashcan School".
Robert Henri, who had taught four of the eight, insisted that artists should "make pictures from life", and the city life these artists saw was not fixed in one stiff pose.
To find what is truly American in art, one has only to re-examine the Ashcan School.
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 Ashcan School Periods and Movements Art History Arts
Ashcan School Periods and Movements Art History Arts
- Ashcan School paintings from the Milwaukee Art Museum's collection of "The Eight."
Arts- Art History- Periods and Movements- Ashcan School
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 Ash Can School. Art terms at Biddingtons.
The Ashcan School was more revolutionary in its subject matter rather than its style.
This type of non-juried exhibition became the model for one of the most famous exhibits in the history of Modern Art: The Armory Show of 1913.
See how the Ash Can School's urban realism continues to influence contemporary art in the work of New York painter/printmakers Bill Murphy and Sigmund Abeles for sale in BIDDINGTON'S Contemporary Art Gallery.
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 AllRefer.com - ashcan school (American Art) - Encyclopedia
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 Ashcan School - Featured Artistic Style on Artfact.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ashcan School - Featured Artistic Style on Artfact.com
Artists Associated with Ashcan School — 13 artists:
Auction Houses that have sold Ashcan School works - 64
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 Ashcan School - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
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 Elroy's Art History Slides / Ashcan School & 291   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Elroy's Art History Slides / Ashcan School and 291
Henri, Robert Old Model and her daughter 1912 (1865-1924)
I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold 1928
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Ashcan School in Local & Regional Website Directory
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