For earlier styles of realist painting, see (1870-1970).
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In 1952-4 it staged solo exhibitions for four young British realist painters John Bratby, Derrick Greaves, Edward Middleditch and Jack Smith, known subsequently as the Beaux Arts Quartet, and from December 1954, were also renowned as the Kitchen Sink painters.
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The legacy of the Ashcan School endured in the American Social Realism scene painting of the 1920s and 1930s, thanks to Edward Hopper (1882-1967): see, in particular, his (1925, MOMA) and (1929, Metropolitan Museum).
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In addition, numerous artists produced paintings in the realist style, including the Romantic Theodore Gericault (notably his asylum portraits), the Impressionist Edgar Degas (notably his ballet pictures)
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The group aimed to divest art of its symbolic and romantic qualities - to liberate art from the tyranny of taste, the banality of Expressionism, the sentimentality of late Surrealism and the purity of Art Concrete, as they put it - and so they deconstructed the act of painting to its - the canvas and stretchers (frames).
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An interesting example is the Russian painter Ilya Repin (1844-1930), who produced outstanding realist style works such as (1870), as well as (1883).