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William James Glackens  American  1870 -1938
Born: Philadelphia   
Active: New York, New York, United States 
 Paris, France 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1892 - 1894
Instructors: Robert Henri 
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: The Eight
Subjects Known For: Urban Life
Memberships: National Academy of Design p. ANA 1906; NA 1933
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 
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William James Glacken was born in 1870. Glackens took night courses at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and studied with Robert Henri. He found work as an illustrator for the Philidelphia Record. In 1865, Glackens moved to New York City and worked for the New York Herald and the New York World.... (More)

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