George Luks (1867-1933) also depicted the leisurely activities of boating on the Hudson, near New York City, using vivid colors and luminous light.
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American master George Luks (1867-1933) was a member of The Ash Can School, a group of artists based mainly in New York City, who generally focused on urban themes, often of working class subjects. However, The Miner symbolizes Luks’ Pennsylvania roots in the coal mining region of the Northeastern part of the state. In contrast, Portrait of a […]
American artist William Glackens (1870-1938) was also a member of The Eight who like his colleague Robert Henri focused on contemporary life. However, the women portrayed in The Soda Fountain date from later in the 20th century, dressed in the fashion of the 1930s. Glackens was also an admirer of Renoir and often incorporated the Impressionist’s warm […]
American master Robert Henri (1865-1929) was the leader of The Eight, a group of New York artists known for their realism. Henri was an especially accomplished portraitist; among his subjects was Jessica Penn, an actress and dancer with Ziegfield Follies.
American artist George Bellows (1882-1925) is best known for his realistic portrayals of New York City at the beginning of the twentieth century art, ranging from tenement scenes to sporting events like boxing. In contrast, Bellows also was drawn to the sea and the island of Monhegan, just off the coast of Maine, depicting the […]