American realist painter John Sloan — is best known for his images of New York during the early 20th century and as one of the pioneers of the Ashcan School. Heather Campbell Coyle and painting conservator Mark Bockrath. The publication also features individual object entries contributed by Dr. Separate email addresses with commas. You may provide up to 30 emails at a time. You can provide a custom message that will preface the content in the email.
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Sloan grew up in Philadelphia, where he studied briefly at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and in joined the art staff of the Philadelphia Inquirer. That year he met Robert Henri , who would become his life-long friend and inspire him to become a painter. In Sloan and Dolly, his wife of three years, moved to New York, where he continued to work as an illustrator and became increasingly interested in depicting city life and city scenes. He participated in many major exhibitions such as "The Eight" in , the Exhibition of Independent Artists in , the Armory Show, and the first show of the Society of Independent Artists in In Sloan joined the Socialist Party and contributed illustrations to its publications, notably the magazine The Masses. With the advent of World War I he resigned from the party. About the same time he began spending summers away from the city, first at Gloucester, Massachusetts — , and then in Santa Fe from