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Robert Henri  American  1865 -1929
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Academie Julien, Paris 1888
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris 
Instructors: Thomas Pollock Anshutz 
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 
Dallas Art Association, Texas 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Carolina Art Association, Charleston 
Fine Arts Gallery, Columbus, Ohio 
San Francisco Institute 
Kansas City Art Institute 
New Orleans Art Association 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: The Eight
Subjects Known For: Portraits
City Scene
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1905; NA 1906
Art Students League of New York 
National Institute of Arts and Letters 
Teaching Positions: Chase School, New York City 
Art Students League, New York City 1915 - 1928
New York School of Art 
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Robert Henri was born in 1865. He was the leader of "The Eight", which was later changed to the Ashcan School, the artist group largely responsible for the Armory Show of 1913. Henri attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine A... (More)

As the leader of the Ashcan School, Robert Henri was one of the principal figures of early-twentieth century American art. Henri was a revolutionary; a powerful teacher and theorist, he urged American artists to reject the c... (More)

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