Circa 1900, a group of American realist artists distinguished themselves from both academic traditions and turn-of-the-century impressionists with their bold depictions of gritty urban life, embodying the ideal of “art for art’s sake.” New York City was a favorite subject of Ashcan painters who included Robert Henri, William Glackens, and Everett Shinn.
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