William Glackens Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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William Glackens (William James Glackens)

Last Updated: 19 Feb, 2023 | Views: 218

Age: 68

Profession: Painter

Famous For: Painting, Etching, Drawing, Murals

Higher Education: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

William Glackens Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
13 Mar, 1870 (68 Years 02 Months 9 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Birth District

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Died on
22 May, 1938

William Glackens Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

William Glackens is well-known American realist painter. Glackens was one of the founding members of the Ashcan School of American art. He was active in the early 20th century and had a lengthy painting career. He worked in a variety of professions during his career, such as painting, illustration, and art journalism.

William Glackens Painting Career:

Glackens painted realistically throughout his career and was well-known for his urban scenes, portraits, and landscapes. Additionally, he was an active illustrator who contributed to several journals and newspapers. 

Working with renowned art dealer Albert C. Barnes before starting his own gallery, Glackens also had a significant impact on the art world.

As an illustrator, he has contributed to publications including The Sunday World, The Philadelphia Record, and The Philadelphia Press, among others.

William Glackens Contribution:

Glackens joined The Eight in 1907, a group of painters who aimed to depict the grim reality of city life in their works.

At the Macbeth Gallery in New York, Glackens held his first solo exhibition in 1910.

Glackens joined the Association of American Painters and Sculptors in 1915, which was responsible for planning the 1913 Armory Show. 

William Glackens as Art Critic

Glackens was active in numerous exhibitions and art groups, including the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the National Arts Club, in addition to painting and illustrating. He also worked as a writer and art critic.

William Glackens Death: William Glackens died of a heart attack on May 22, 1938.

William Glackens Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 1.78 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 Kg
In Pounds 158 lbs

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William Glackens Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

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