Born on August 13th in Williamsport, PA
Moved to Philadelphia, PA
Enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Traveled to Europe where he studied at the Dusseldorf Academy in Germany and later painted in Paris and London
Luks returned to Pennsylvania and started his career as a newspaper artist/illustrator for the Philadelphia Press
Evening Bulletin sent Luks to Cuba as a war correspondent for the Spanish American War
1896 – 1897
Luks moved to New York and began his art career there as the premier humorist artist for the New York World
Became a painter and art teacher
Died on October 29 in New York, NY


Participated in the Armory show
Exhibited as a member of “The Eight” (Robert Henri, George Luks, William Glackens, John Sloan, Everett Shinn, Arthur B. Davies, Ernest Lawson, and Maurice Prendergast), Macbeth Gallery

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC