George Luks

1867 - 1933

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George Benjamin Luks (August 13, 1867 – October 29, 1933) was an American artist, identified with the aggressively realistic Ashcan School of American painting. After travelling and studying in Europe, Luks worked as a newspaper illustrator and cartoonist in Philadelphia, where he became part of a close-knit group, led by Robert Henri, that set out to defy the genteel values imposed by the influential National Academy of Design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Luks has received more than 111,215 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. George Luks is the 1,950th most popular painter, the 10,436th most popular biography from United States and the 135th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, George Luks ranks 1,950 out of 2,023Before him are Nevin Çokay, Benjamin Wilson, Robert Reid, Władysław Hasior, N. C. Wyeth, and William Glackens. After him are Rebecca Solomon, Arthur Wesley Dow, Thomas Baines, Peter Perez Burdett, Derek Riggs, and Kenyon Cox.

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Among people born in 1867, George Luks ranks 146Before him are Arvid Knöppel, René Boylesve, Wilberforce Eaves, José Vicente Concha, Henry Lawson, and Lillian Wald. After him are Florence Fuller, A. E. Douglass, Elvira Rawson de Dellepiane, Hobart Bosworth, Anders Peter Nielsen, and Arthur Streeton. Among people deceased in 1933, George Luks ranks 148Before him are Zaida Ben-Yusuf, Daphne Akhurst, Alva Belmont, Hjalmar Mellin, Ruurd Leegstra, and Jean Cugnot. After him are Saliamonas Banaitis, Ormond Stone, Eddie Lang, Edward Dillon, Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, and August Rodenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Luks ranks 10,436 out of 20,380Before him are Peyton Reed (1964), Barry Diller (1942), Birt Acres (1854), Walker Percy (1916), Adolph Kiefer (1918), and Robert Gordon (1947). After him are Kirk Cameron (1970), Warren Kealoha (1903), Iain Armitage (2008), Vickie Guerrero (1968), John Langdon (1741), and John Edwards (1953).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, George Luks ranks 135Before him are Elaine de Kooning (1918), John La Farge (1835), John Sloan (1871), Robert Reid (1862), N. C. Wyeth (1882), and William Glackens (1870). After him are Arthur Wesley Dow (1857), Kenyon Cox (1856), Edwin Lord Weeks (1849), Worthington Whittredge (1820), Elizabeth Catlett (1915), and Wayne Thiebaud (1920).