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George Luks  1867-1933, US

(George Benjamin Luks)
Rank (2014): 17770 – 

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Ashcan School

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USA 36
Spain 2
Italy 1

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Artist Rank
John Sloan  2255 21
Robert Henri  4555 19
William Glackens  12509 17
Maurice Prendergast  3973 17
George Bellows  1381 13

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  Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, USA 2
  Heckscher Museum of Art, USA 2
  Spanierman Gallery, USA 2
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 2

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13.8.1867 Born in Williamsport, PA (US)

29.10.1933 Died in New York (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 39  Please report missing Information

to top Group shows   39

   Under the Big Top: The Fine Art of the Circus in America - Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT

   Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Made in USA. Arte Americano de la Philipps Collection - Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid
   Five Centuries of Drawing: A Selection from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection - Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN
   Homer To Hopper: American Watercolors From The Farnsworth Collection - Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
   American Art from the McGlothlin Collection - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   American Works on Paper, 1800 - Present - Spanierman Gallery, New York City, NY

   Summer Selections 2009 - Spanierman Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  The Eight and American Modernisms - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   American Impressionism & Urban Realism - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
   “An Adventure of the Heart” - Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
   Transatlantic: American Artists in Germany - Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

   Life’s Rich Pageant: A Centennial Celebration of The Eight - Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
   Painters of American Life: The Eight - Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

   Painters of American Life: The Eight - The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
   The Best Kind of Life: Edward W. Root as Teacher, Collector and Naturalist - - Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (closed, 2011)
   Life´s Pleasures - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
   Art is Decor - Adelson Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY

   Urban Views - Realist Prints and Drawings by Robert Henri and His Circle - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

Description  Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film 1880-1910 - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Description  Villa America - American Moderns - 1900–1950 - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Town and Country: Modern Life in America - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

   Face to Face: Selected American Portraits - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Montecito, Montecito, CA
   A Century of Collecting - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

   In the Tradition of the American Ashcan - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Snapshots: Memories and Community at Tacoma Art Museum - Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

   Think Small - Little Treasures from the Permanent Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

   Robert Henri and His Influence - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

   City Life - Around the Eight - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Celebrating the Eight: American Modernism from the Potamkin Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   Facets of the Figure: A Spectrum of 20th Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

   Obras Maestras de la Colección Phillips de Washington - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

   Fourteen Alumni Collectors Hamilton College - - Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (closed, 2011)

   Artists by Artists: Portraits by American and European Artists - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT

   American Painting and Sculpture, 1862-1932 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Painting and Sculpture by Living Americans - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   12. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

   International Exhibition of Modern Art - 69th Regiment Armory, New York City, NY

   Pictures by "The Eight" American Painters - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN


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 McClees Galleries, Haverford, PA
 Adelson Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
Driscoll Babcock GalleriesDriscoll Babcock Galleries, New York City, NY  eMail
 James Graham & Sons, New York City, NY


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 Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
 Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH
 The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
 Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Mitchell Museum - Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
 Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
 New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
 Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
 Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
 Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
 Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
 Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH
 Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
 The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH


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