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List of famous Ashcan School artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Ashcan School movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Ashcan School period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You're able to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, including George Bellows and John French Sloan. (6 items)
Edward Hopper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ashcan School Artists
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Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Both in his urban and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings reflected his ...more

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Artworks: Nighthawks, Automat, Self-Portrait, Self-Portrait, American Village, + more

Birthplace: Nyack, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Ashcan School, Realism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Etching, Painting, Printmaking

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George Bellows is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ashcan School Artists
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George Wesley Bellows was an American realist painter, known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City, becoming, according to the Columbus Museum of Art, "the most acclaimed American artist of his generation". ...more

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Artworks: Dempsey and Firpo, Club Night, Blue Morning, Both Members of This Club, A Morning Snow - Hudson River, + more

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Ashcan School, American realism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Arthur Bowen Davies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ashcan School Artists
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Arthur Bowen Davies was an avant-garde American artist and influential advocate of modern art in the United States c. 1910–1928. ...more

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Artworks: Reclining Woman, Elysian Fields, Unicorns (Legend—Sea Calm)

Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Ashcan School

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

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John French Sloan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ashcan School Artists
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John French Sloan was a twentieth-century painter and etcher and one of the founders of the Ashcan school of American art. He was also a member of the group known as The Eight. He is best known for his urban genre scenes and ability to capture the essence of neighborhood life in New York City, often ...more

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Artworks: Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third St., Yeats at Petitpas, South Beach Bathers, Easter Eve, McSorley's Bar, + more

Birthplace: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Ashcan School

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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