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  • noun a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
  • noun early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life

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  • "The Ash Can School, sometimes contracted as the Ashcan School, is defined as a realist artistic movement that came into prominence in the United States during the early twentieth century, best known for works portraying scenes of daily life in poor urban neighborhoods." Wikipedia

    March 17, 2008