|DAY 203||ART THROUGH THE AGES|
THE FIRST STREET ART
Artists of the Ashcan School drew creative inspiration from the vibrant landscape of New York City in the early 20th century. Featuring non-idealized slices of American life, Ashcan imagery ranged from streetcars on muddy roads and quaint family scenes to women drying their hair on rooftops in lower-class neighborhoods.
WHEN & WHERE
New York City, USA
Members of the Ashcan School focused on the often gritty realities of urban life, resisted the oppressiveness of academic art, and believed that any subject matter was valid. Some members ...