Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York

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Author
Rebecca Zurier, Robert W. Snyder, and Virginia M. Mecklenburg
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company
Co-Publisher
Copublished with W. W. Norton & Company
Year Published
1995
Pages
232 pp.: ill. (some col.)
ISBN Hardcover
0-937311-27-8
Dimensions
9 x 11 in.
Description

The six artists whose earthy, urban subjects led critics to call them the “Ashcan School” are featured in this book. The authors document how closely the work of these artists reflected current events and social concerns at the turn of the century. Newspaper clippings, postcards, and other ephemera of the period are reproduced.

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