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George Luks
(1867 - 1933)

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1867 Born 13 August in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
1884 Studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for a month
1885 Luks studies in Germany, London, and Paris
1894 Joins the Philadelphia Press as an illustrator
1895 Travels to Cuba as an artist-correspondent for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin
1896 Joins the staff of The New York World as an illustrator and cartoonist
1897 Moves to New York City
1904 Exhibits at the National Arts Club in New York
1908 Helps found the Ashcan School
1913 Exhibits six works in the Armory Show
1920 Teaches at the Art Students League in New York
1925 Opens his own school on East 22nd Street
1933 Dies 29 October in New York City as the result of the injuries sustained in a barroom brawl
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