Occurs on Tuesday January 16 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Vashon Center for the Arts
19600 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon Island WA 98070

Performance Notes

× Art History Talks with Rebecca Albiani

The Ashcan School At the turn of the 20th century, a group of newspaper illustrators turned fine artists, under the mentorship of the unconventional Robert Henri, rejected American Impressionism as, in Henri’s words, “a new academicism.” John Sloan, George Luks and their fellows sought out gritty, urban subjects – tenements, immigrant life, alcoholism – in the creation of a powerful modern American art.

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