Sloan, like his friend George Bellows, painted life as it unfolded around him. Below are just some of his wonderful New York City scenes.
|Sunday, Women Drying Their Hair, 1912, courtesy of the Addison Museum of Art.
|Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street, 1928, courtesy of the Whitney Museum of American Art.
|Picture Shop Window, 1907, courtesy of the Newark Museum
|The Lafayette, 1927, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Lafayette was a cafe in a hotel on University and Ninth Street where Sloan liked to hang out. Now gone, it was one of the last great literary and artistic meeting places in the Village.
|Dust Storm, Fifth Avenue, 1906, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
|McSorley's Bar, courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Art.
See our earlier blog post about McSorley's Bar here.
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