January 31 – The Art Gallery of Hamilton is founded.
March – The London Group hold their first exhibition, at the Goupil Gallery.
March–June – Rebel Art Centre run in London by Wyndham Lewis and others.
March 10 – Suffragette Mary Richardson damages the Velázquez painting Rokeby Venus (c. 1651) in the National Gallery, London, with a meat cleaver.
Umberto Boccioni publishes Manifesto tecnico della scultura futurista ("Technical manifesto of futurist sculpture"); later this year he also publishes the book Pittura e scultura futuriste (dinamismo plastico) ("Futurist painting and sculpture").
August Macke, Louis Moilliet and Paul Klee travel in Tunisia.
April 20 – English artist Dorothy Shakespear marries American poet Ezra Pound at St Mary Abbots church, Kensington, London.
May 4 – Suffragette Mary Wood attacks John Singer Sargent's portrait of Henry James at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London with a meat cleaver. At the same exhibition on May 12, Gertrude Mary Ansell attacks the recently-deceased Hubert von Herkomer's portrait of the Duke of Wellington, and on May 26 'Mary Spencer' (Maude Kate Smith) attacks George Clausen's painting Primavera.
June – First issue (of two) published of the Vorticist literary magazine BLAST edited by Wyndham Lewis.
July 17 – Suffragette Annie Hunt damages Sir John Millais' portrait of Thomas Carlyle (1877) in the National Portrait Gallery, London, with a meat cleaver.
August – Fernand Léger is mobilised for service in the French Army; he serves in the Forest of Argonne.
September 5 – The cover of magazine London Opinion first carries the iconic drawing by Alfred Leete of Lord Kitchener with the recruiting slogan Your Country Needs You.
November 16 – The Baltimore Museum of Art is founded at Johns Hopkins University.
The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum (Museo de Bellas Artes) is established in Bilbao.
Futurist exhibition at the Doré Gallery in London.
Clive Bell publishes his formalist study Art.
Publication of Vincent van Gogh's letters to his brother Theo.
Nina Hamnett and Amedeo Modigliani meet for the first time in Montparnasse.
Il bevitore ("The Drinker")
I selciatori ("The Street Pavers")
Dinamismo plastico: cavallo + caseggiato ("Plastic Dynamism: Horse + Houses"; approx. date)
David Bomberg – The Mud Bath (Tate Britain)
Antoine Bourdelle – Dying Centaur
John Collier – Angela McInnes
Eugene de Blaas – In the Water
Giorgio de Chirico
Gare Montparnasse (The Melancholy of Departure)
The Mystery and Melancholy of a Street
La Nostalgie du poete
The Song of Love (Museum of Modern Art, New York)
Stanisława de Karłowska – Swiss Cottage
André Derain - Portrait of a Man with a Newspaper
Pavel Filonov – Holy Family
Mark Gertler – The Creation of Eve
Albert Gleizes – Woman with animals (Madame Raymond Duchamp-Villon)
J. W. Godward
The New Perfume
Marsden Hartley – Portrait of a German Officer
Alexandre Jacovleff – Self-portrait as Harlequin and Pierrot
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner – Potsdamer Platz
Paul Klee – In the Style of Kairouan
Oskar Kokoschka – The Bride of the Wind
Fernand Léger – Nature morte (Still life)
Kairouan (III) (watercolor)
View into a Lane
Animals in a Landscape
Landscape with house, dog and cattle
Rehe im Walde (II)
Henri Matisse – Woman on a High Stool
Alfred Munnings – Setting off: Huntsman and Hounds
William Nicholson – Le retour de la Joconde ("The return of the Giaconda")
Ennui (probable date of Tate Britain version)
The Integrity of Belgium
Soldiers of King Albert at the Ready
Xul Solar – Entierro ("The Burial")
Stanley Spencer – Self-portrait
Ernst Barlach – Der Rächer (The Avenger)
John H. Beaver – Fountain for Company H (Portland, Oregon)
Edward Berge – Armistead Monument (Baltimore)
Marcel Duchamp – Bottle Rack (readymade)
Jacob Epstein – The Rock Drill (final form; Tate Britain)
Daniel Chester French – The Spirit of Life (Saratoga Springs, New York)
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska – Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound
Evelyn Beatrice Longman – Spirit of Communication
Omega Workshops – Cadena Café, 59 Westbourne Grove, London
January 5 – Nicolas de Staël, Russian-born painter (died 1955)
January 10 – John Petts, English-born Welsh engraver (died 1991)
January 26 – Walter Stuempfig, American painter (died 1970)
February 3 – Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born artist (died 1994)
February 11 - Mervyn Levy, British art critic (died 1996)
March 3 – Asger Jorn, Danish artist and essayist (died 1973)
March 4 – Ward Kimball, American Academy Award-winning animator (died 2002)
March 9 – Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor (died 2004).
April 13 – John Russell Harper, Canadian art historian (died 1983)
May 18 – Pierre Balmain, French fashion designer (died 1982)
May 21 – Oton Gliha, Croatian painter (died 1999)
May 29 – Charles Mozley, British artist (died 1991)
June 15 – Saul Steinberg, Romanian-born American cartoonist and illustrator (died 1999)
July 5 – Jean Tabaud, French artist (died 1996)
July 27 – Emerson Woelffer, American painter (died 2003)
July 29 – Abram Games, English poster artist (died 1996)
August 15 – Paul Rand, American graphic designer (died 1996)
August 20 – Yann Goulet, French sculptor, Breton nationalist and war-time collaborationist with Nazi Germany (died 1999)
September 6 – Bogdan Šuput, Serbian painter (died 1942)
September 18 – Jack Cardiff, English photographer and cinematographer (died 2009)
September 23 – Annely Juda, born Anneliese Brauer, German-born art dealer (died 2006)
September 30 – Tom Eckersley, English poster artist (died 1997)
October 17 – Jerry Siegel, American comic book artist (died 1996)
November 5 – Alton Tobey, American painter, historical artist, muralist, portraitist, illustrator, and teacher (died 2005)
December 12 – Frank Roper, English metal sculptor and stained glass artist (died 2000)
Norman Blamey, British painter (died 2000)
O. Winston Link, American photographer (died 2001)
December 21 – Ivan Generalić, Croatian naïve art painter (died 1992)
January 12 – Vinnie Ream, sculptor (born 1847)
January 26 – Jane Burden, artists' model closely associated with the Pre-Raphaelites (born 1839)
February 9 – Bart van Hove, Dutch sculptor (born 1850)
February 25 – Sir John Tenniel, illustrator associated with Lewis Carroll (born 1820)
March 25 – Spencer Gore, painter (born 1878)
April 6 – Józef Marian Chełmoński, Polish painter (born 1849)
May 5 – Johannes Pfuhl, German sculptor (born 1846)
May 18 – Charles Sprague Pearce, painter (born 1851)
June 1 – Árpád Feszty, Hungarian painter (born 1856)
July 22 – Charles Maurin, French painter and engraver (born 1856)
August 22 – James Dickson Innes, landscape painter (born 1887; tuberculosis)
September 26 – August Macke, German painter (born 1887; killed in action)
September 27 – Carlos María Herrera, Uruguayan portrait painter (born 1875)
October 29 – Félix Bracquemond, painter and etcher (born 1833)
date unknown – Franz Alt, Austrian landscape painter (born 1821)
probable – Faustin Betbeder, caricaturist (born 1847)
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