The Ashcan School of Artists Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY Robert Henri Arthur B. Davies Maurice Prendergast Ernest Lawson William Glackens Everett Shinn John Sloan George Luks “The Apostles of Ugliness” The New York Realists “The 8”: + George Bellows
Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
1. Gritty, urban scenes: - find beauty in the drab and ugly aspects of life.
2. Portrayal of urban vitality.
3. Captured the spontaneous moments in everyday life.
4. Illustrated the process of Americanization.
5. These artists rebelled against the sentimental landscapes of 19c storybook illustrations.