Who was NOT part of the original group of illustrators that would form the Ashcan school?
The famous painting, _______ _______, by Thomas Eakins, was originally created for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition's display of American art but was rejected because it was considered too realistic, with its graphic bloody depiction of surgery. In 2006, Philadelphians would spend $68 million to keep the masterpiece in the city.
______ ________ was a noir fiction writer from Philadelphia and a Temple graduate, who was most famous for his novel, Down There (later filmed as Shoot the Piano Player).
The _______ was used in minstrel shows and became associated with negative stereotypes of African-Americans.
The practice of __________ designated certain neighborhoods as “hazardous” in the 1930s by the Home Owners Loan Corporation. Redlined neighborhoods were considered a financial risk and banks would not provide mortgages to prospective homeowners.
______ _______, was a painter and photographer inspired by anatomy and the human body in much of his artwork. His major early work was a portrait of Dr. Samuel Gross. He would eventually be fired from his teaching position at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts because he had allowed nudity in a mixed gendered classroom
Christopher Morley was a popular Philadelphian author who was most famous for his 1939 book, which would later become a hit Hollywood movie________ __________, about a working girl, the changing landscape of industry in the late 30s and 40s, and her romance with a Philadelphia socialite.
______ ________ ______ was artist who studied under Thomas Eakins and created The Banjo lesson which was a highly significant piece of work because it rejects the stereotypical image of the banjo and African American culture and reclaims the banjo in respectful image that speaks to family, continuity and culture.
_________ ________was a French architect and urban planner who was famous for his 1917 plan for the Parkway that he modeled after the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris.
.________ and _______ were two of the first photojournalists that weree emerging at the turn of the century that showed realistic images of the everyday and the harsh realities of life.