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The Ashcan school

Name given in the 1930s to early 20th-c. U.S. realist painters including some members of The Eight —
George Wesley Bellows and Jerome Myers — because of their preference for painting the unattractive aspects of city life.

 


George Wesley Bellows
Dempsey and Firpo

 
 

 

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