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  George Benjamin Luks Biography / Biography of George Benjamin Luks Biography Biography
George Luks was born in Williamsport, Pa., on Aug. 13, 1867.
Luks was fascinated with the characters and environment of the Lower East Side and consciously attempted to portray these with the explicitness and vitality of Hals.
Luks, always lusty and belligerent, was apparently killed as the result of a tavern fight on Oct. 29, 1933, dying in New York on the streets which he had immortalized on many canvasses.
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 GEORGE B. LUKS (1867-1933)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As was typical, Luks depicts his models against a plain backdrop, thus allowing the viewer to focus on their character and personality.
To be sure, Luks defines the figures with bold, painterly strokes, avoiding extraneous detail in favor of a more improvisatory interpretation that imbues his subjects with vitality and brings an intimate moment to life.
George Luks, Philadelphia Ledger, October 30, 1933, quoted in Bennard B. Perlman, Painters of the Ashcan School: The Immortal Eight (New York: Dover, 1979), p.
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 George Luks Paintings
George Luks was one of a group of U.S. painters popularly known as the Ashcan School because of their realistic treatment of urban scenes.
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 Luks, George Benjamin on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1902 he became a painter and art teacher.
A member of the Eight, Luks is best known for his spirited portraits, painted with dash and verve and bordering on caricature.
Luks is represented in many leading American galleries.
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West, Benjamin (1738-1820), American painter of historical scenes and portraits, and one of the leading artists of his time.
Banneker, Benjamin (1731-1806), African American farmer, self-taught mathematician and astronomer.
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 TVM Basement: 20th C. Pre WW II N.A. Art - George Benjamin Luks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Luks studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and later in Germany, London, and Paris.
Luks served in Cuba in 1896 as a correspondent artist for the Philadelphia Bulletin during the Cuban struggle for independence from Spain.
In 1908, with Henri, Sloan, Glackens, and other painters, Luks formed a group called The Eight, which others called the Ashcan School, whose exhibition in New York is considered a key event in the history of contemporary painting.
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Luks went to Cuba in 1895 as a correspondent artist for the Philadelphia Bulletin during the Cuban struggle for independence from Spain.
Between 1902 and 1903 Luks lived in Paris, where he not only continued his art studies but also became increasingly preoccupied with the depiction of modern city life.
Luks continued to pursue his realistic depictions of urban scenes even while new schools of abstraction began to dominate the New York art world.
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 George Luks --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Artist George Luks was one of a group of U.S. painters popularly known as the Ashcan School because of their realistic treatment of urban scenes.
George Benjamin Luks was born on Aug. 13, 1867, in Williamsport, in a coal-mining region of north-central…
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 George Luks (1866 - 1933) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
American painter, George Luks traveled for a decade in Europe before returning to the United States in 1894.
Luks moved to New York in 1896 to devote himself to painting.
Luks worked as a teacher at the Art Students League for several years before opening his own school.
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 George Benjamin Luks - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
George Benjamin Luks - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
George Benjamin Luks (1867 - 1933) was an American portrait and genre painter.
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 George Luks Online
George Luks at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. Exhibition: Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and their New York
George Luks in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
All images and text on this George Luks page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
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 George Luks --  Encyclopædia Britannica
in full George Benjamin Luks one of a group of American painters popularly known as the Ashcan school because of their realistic treatment of urban scenes.
Hester Street, oil on canvas by George Luks, c.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Luks George Benjamin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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He was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and educated at the Pennsylvania...
Romney, George (1734-1802), English painter, considered one of the great 18th-century English portraitists, ranking with Thomas Gainsborough,...
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 Biography of george benjamin luks(artist)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The son of Eastern European immigrants, George Luks was born in 1866 in the central Pennsylvania logging town of Williamsport.
The Luks family later moved to the town of Pottsville in the coal fields of Southern Pennsylvania where young George grew up with his five brothers and sisters.
Both parents, but especially his father, demonstrated to Luks the value of the common man and Luks developed a humanist approach to his subject matter which was often tinged with a warm sense of humor.
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- Benjamin Smith, The Alto Relievo in front of the Shakespeare gallery; represents Shakespeare seated between the Dramatick(sic) muse and the genius of painting, 18th - 19th century
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 AllRefer.com - George Benjamin Luks (American Art, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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George Benjamin Luks[lOOks] Pronunciation Key, 1867–1933, American portrait and genre painter, b.
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 Custom written biography on George Benjamin Luks | Essays on George Benjamin Luks
American painter George Benjamin Luks (1867-1933) was a pioneer realist, a member of "The Eight," and a vigorous opponent of academic and conservative standards in subject matter.George Luks was born in Williamsport, Pa., on Aug. 13, 1867.
He admired Rembrandt and Frans Hals.On his return to Philadelphia in the early 1890s, Luks supported himself precariously by all kinds of commercial jobs--by painting signs, circus and band wagons, campaign portraits, and houses and floors.
Further Reading There is no comprehensive study of Luks.
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 Luks, George Benjamin - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
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Luks, George Benjamin, 1867-1933, American portrait and genre painter, b.
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Known as a real character, full of life in reality and in his painting, George Luks was a leading figure in the New York art world in the early part of the 20th century.
He did lively portraits and genre paintings of everyday people engaged in activity rather than self consciously posed.
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 ARTH 289 slide lecture
Luks, George Benjamin, 1866-1933, (American), Hogan's Alley, October 18, 1896
Bellows, George Wesley, 1882-1925, (American) Boxing: Both Members of this Club.
Bellows, George Wesley, 1882-1925, (American) Boxing: Club Night.
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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),
George Benjamin Luks (American, 1866-1933), In the Steerage, 1900,
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 Fine Art Auction, Sunday, November 18th: Phoenix, Arizona
According to Mercedes Luks, the artist’s wife, this is a romanticized portrait of John Sloan in poet’s garb, and is not meant to be a graphic likeness.
We believe this work to be by the hand of Luks for several reasons, including the letter from the artist’s wife mentioned above.
All of the above information is subject to this guarantee.
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 ARTH 286 Lecture 17
Luks, George Benjamin, Hogan's Alley, October 18, 1896.
Bellows, George Wesley, Boxing: Stag at Sharkey's, whole.
Bellows, George Wesley, Boxing: Both Members of this Club, 1909.
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 George Benjamin Luks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Parents were supporters of a group called the Molly Maguires, a secret-organization of Irish-Americans that tried to improve conditions for area miners.
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 Around the Mall - Unmasking George Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Not even George Washington is immune to the current makeover craze.
But scholars hoping to overhaul his image—the tight-lipped bewigged old George we see on a dollar bill—drew a blank when they set out to portray him as a youth.
There are no pictures of Washington under 40, before tooth loss, bone-jaw decay and other ravages of time altered the First Face.
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 Britannica's Birthday Calendar: August 13
June 1, 1815, London), English caricaturist chiefly remembered for lively political cartoons directed against George III of England and Napoleon.
Often scurrilous and violent in his criticism, he brought a highly dramatic sense of situation and analogy to cartooning.
She held the real power in Naples, and, under the influence of her favourite, Sir John Acton, 6th Baronet, who was reputed to be her lover, she adopted a pro-British, anti-French policy.
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 McSorley’s Pub to The Ashcan art movement, our American heritage is fun
Filled with office and factory workers, shopkeepers and immigrants, cities bulged and spread … The city's vigor and variety attracted a band of artists who were to revolutionize American Art.
These men were 'The Eight'- Arthur Davies, Robert Henri, William Glackens, Ernest Lawson, George Luks, Maurice Prendergast, John Sloan and Everett Shinn.
In the Steerage, 1900, by George Benjamin Luks, 1866-1933, from the Elizabeth Gibson Taylor and Walter Frank Taylor Fund and the North Carolina Art Society (Robert F. Phifer Bequest), 98.12
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 George Luks Artworks and Fine Art at arthistorynet.com
George Luks Artworks and Fine Art at arthistorynet.com
George Luks color monotype on paper sheet: 8 1/2 x 11 1/16
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