Robert Henri

1865–1929

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Robert Henri (; June 24, 1865 – July 12, 1929) was an American painter and teacher. He was a leading figure of the Ashcan School of American realism and an organizer of the group known as "The Eight," a loose association of artists who protested the restrictive exhibition practices of the powerful, conservative National Academy of Design.

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Ashcan School

Ashcan School was a group of North American artists who used realist techniques to depict social deprivation and injustice in ...

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