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a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected

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Beginning his run-in to Ashcan 01 [A] from about two miles southwest, Major Ernest was IFR, and required assistance in locating the survivor.
One can see the strong influence of the magazine illustration style of the 1930s to the 1950s, and that of American Realism and the Ashcan painters, a particularly interesting group in the history of American painting (7, 8).
Ashcan artist Everett Shinn's painting of this encapsulated-released violence, The Fight, 1899, depicts a group of local, faceless men fighting each other in a seedy part of New York City.
Sometimes Ashcan hoped his torturers would open the door of his windowless cell, just to see a face after weeks of silence and incommunicado.
The old masters, the French Impressionists, the Ashcan School, the abstract expressionists and the other various schools and trends no doubt each has supporters and enthusiasts.
The authors compare Neufeld's art to Watson's and the work of other Canadian artists such as Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, and the urban realism of New York's Ashcan School of the early 1900s.
Jonathan Boos, with bases in New York and Bloomfield Village, MI, specializes in American paintings, drawings, and sculpture created between 1850 and 1950, with a particular focus on works of the Ashcan School, American Scene painting, and the Stieglitz Group, including such varied artists as Stuart Davis, Ben Shahn, George Bellows, Milton Avery, Jacob Lawrence, Marsden Hartley, and Georgia O'Keeffe.
26) He considered all previous schools of thought (Peripatetic and Illuminationist philosophy, Ashcan theology, and even Twelver Shiite theology) to be incomplete and unreliable in their understanding of reality.
Later, this group of painters would become known as The Ashcan School, although it was mainly Sloan's subject matter that inspired the moniker.
Bellows, the boxing enthusiast and Ashcan realist, repressed the urge to pound his patron and instead imbued his portrait of Maud with uncharacteristically fond overtones of privilege and refinement.
The same was also reported by Ashcan (1988) who reported that dredging removed 50% of the bottom deposits, thereby destroying the bottom founa.
ash stepping out of an ashcan, as memory the wind shifts into nothing.
As the old racial order consigns itself to the ashcan of history, an amalgamated race arises.
Both of his teachers had taken their cues from the Ashcan School of Robert Henri and his art-for-life-sake school of art.
Sitting around an ashcan fire, people who had maintained the tunnels tell us that they dream of freedom: freedom of movement and basic human rights.