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William Glackens
(1870 - 1338)

1870 Born 13 March in Philadelphia
1892 Attends evening classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
1893 Works as an illustrator for the Philadelphia Record, the Public Ledger, and The Press
1895 - 96 Travels to Paris, bicycles through Europe
1896 Moves to New York along with Robert Henri, John Sloan, George Luks, and Everett Shinn. Works as an illustrator for The New York Herald and the New York World
1898 Reports on the Spanish-American War in Cuba
1908 Exhibits with the group known as 'The Eight' and the show travels the eastern half of the US.
1913 Helps organise the Armory Show
1917 Elected president of the Society of Independent Artists.
1937 Receives the Grand Prix at the Paris Exposition for Central Park, Winter
1938 Dies 22 May from a cerebral haemorrhage in Westport, Connecticut

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