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George Benjamin Luks  American  1867 -1933
Born: Williamsport Pennsylvania  
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1884 -
Instructors: Thomas Pollock Anshutz 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: The Eight
Memberships: Association of American Painters and Sculptors 
National Association of Portrait Painters 
New York Watercolor Club 
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 1920 - 1925
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George Luks's lack of sentimentality and his understanding of the cruder and coarser strata of civilization made him one of the most powerful realists of the Ashcan School, the group of painters who were tremendously influ... (More)

George Luks was an outspoken member of "The Eight", a group of artists later recognized as the Ashcan School. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art under Thomas Anshutz and traveled abroad studying from 1885-1895.... (More)

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