ashcan school

(often caps.) Fine Arts.
a group of American painters of the early 20th century whose genre paintings were derived from city life.

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      group of American realist painters based in New York City in the early 20th century. The group's most prominent figures were known as “The Eight.” See Eight, The.

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  • Ashcan School —   [ æʃkæn skuːl], Bezeichnung für eine Gruppe amerikanischer Maler, auch »The Eight« genannt, der die Realisten R. Henri, W. Glackens, G. Luks, E. Shinn, J. Sloan sowie E. Lawson, A. Davies und M. Prendergast, die dem Impressionismus nahe standen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ashcan School — ☆ Ashcan School n. [orig. hostile critical term] a group (formed c. 1908) of U.S. painters who promoted realistic painting based on the direct observation of everyday, esp. urban, events …   English World dictionary

  • Ashcan School — The Ashcan School, also called the Ash Can 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 New York s… …   Wikipedia

  • Ashcan School — Gemälde im Ashcan Stil von George Wesley Bellows aus dem Jahr 1924 Ashcan School, auch Ash Can Group genannt, (dt. „Ascheimer Schule“) war eine 1908 in New York gegründete Kunstmalergruppe des Amerikanischen Realismus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashcan School — Ash Can School L’Ash Can School (ou Ashcan School), littéralement « école de la poubelle[1].  », est un style de peinture américaine réaliste du début du XXe siècle. Elle est connue pour la représentation de scènes de la vie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ashcan school — ash′can school n. (often caps.) fia a group of American painters of the early 1900s whose paintings were derived from city life …   From formal English to slang

  • Ashcan School — noun a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life • Syn: ↑Eight • Hypernyms: ↑school, ↑artistic movement, ↑art movement …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ashcan School — (see Eight) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Ashcan School — group of 20th century American artists who mainly painted realistic scenes of inner city life …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ashcan school — noun early 20th century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life • Syn: ↑Ash Can • Hypernyms: ↑artistic movement, ↑art movement …   Useful english dictionary

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