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1916 in art

Events

  • February 9 – 6.00 p.m. – Tristan Tzara "founds" Dadaism (according to Hans Arp).
  • March 1 – Liljevalchs konsthall inaugurated in Stockholm.
  • May 20 – Boy with Baby Carriage is Norman Rockwell's first cover for The Saturday Evening Post.
  • May – Muirhead Bone recruited as a war artist by the British War Propaganda Bureau. At the end of the year, his album of drawings The Western Front begins publication.
  • June 16 – Cleveland Museum of Art opens.
  • August 31 – Kestnergesellschaft founded in Hanover, Germany.
  • September 19 – Edvard Munch's paintings for the Aula (festival hall) of Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet, Christiania, are inaugurated.
  • September 26 – C. R. W. Nevinson's first major single-artist exhibition opens in London.
  • November – John Nash arrives with the Artists Rifles in France.
  • Vanessa Bell's first single-artist exhibition is staged at Omega Workshops in London.
  • Provincial Fine Arts Museum completed in Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Ezra Pound publishes Gaudier-Brzeska: A Memoir.
  • Works

  • Paul Wayland Bartlett – Apotheosis of Democracy (pediment sculpture on United States Capitol)
  • Vanessa Bell – Nude with Poppies
  • Umberto Boccioni – Portrait of Ferruccio Busoni
  • Constantin Brâncuși – Princess X (sculpture)
  • Frank Brangwyn – Mosaic for apse of St Aidan's Church, Leeds, England
  • George Clausen – Youth Mourning
  • Giorgio de Chirico
  • The Disquieting Muses
  • The Melancholy of Departure
  • Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits
  • Marcel Duchamp – Apolinère Enameled (approximate date)
  • Jacob Epstein – The Tin Hat (bronze head)
  • Paul Gustav Fischer – Sunbathing in the Dunes
  • Mark Gertler
  • Gilbert Cannan at his Mill
  • Merry-Go-Round
  • J. W. Godward
  • Ancient Pastimes
  • By The Blue Ionian Sea
  • Lesbia With Her Sparrow
  • Richard Jack – The Return to the Front: Victoria Railway Station
  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner – Königstein Station
  • Boris Kustodiev
  • Fontanka
  • Shrovetide (Масленица)
  • Alfred Laliberté – Les petits Baigneurs (bronze, Montreal)
  • Fernand Léger – Soldier with a Pipe
  • Wilhelm Lehmbruck – The Fallen (sculpture)
  • Kazimir Malevich – Suprematist Composition
  • Edward Middleton Manigault
  • Still Life with Lemons
  • Vorticist Landscape (War Impressions) (approximate date)
  • Henri Matisse – The Piano Lesson
  • Jean Metzinger
  • Femme au miroir (Femme à sa toilette, Lady at her Dressing Table)
  • Fruit and a Jug on a Table
  • Amedeo Modigliani
  • portrait of Beatrice Hastings
  • Léon Indenbaum
  • portrait of Max Jacob
  • Jacques and Berthe Lipchitz
  • two portraits of Chaim Soutine
  • Reclining Nude
  • Claude Monet – paintings in Water Lilies series
  • Nympheas (Musée Marmottan Monet)
  • Water Lilies (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
  • C. R. W. Nevinson
  • Archies
  • The Doctor
  • Dog-Tired
  • French Troops Resting
  • Matthew Smith – Fitzroy Street Nude No. 1
  • Births

  • April 11 – Irv Novick, American comic book artist (died 2004)
  • April 20 – Gerald Dillon, Irish painter (died 1971)
  • April 26 – Eyvind Earle, American illustrator and Disney artist (died 2000)
  • June 24 – Saloua Raouda Choucair, Lebanese painter and sculptor (died 2017)
  • July 25 – Fred Lasswell, American cartoonist (died 2001)
  • September 29 – Carl Giles, English cartoonist (died 1995)
  • October 18 – Jean-Yves Couliou, French painter (died 1995)
  • November 3 – Harry Lampert, American cartoonist, advertising artist and author (died 2004)
  • November 10 – Louis le Brocquy, Irish painter (died 2012)
  • November 25 – Villu Toots, Estonian calligrapher, book designer, educator, paleograph and author (died 1993)
  • Deaths

  • February 13 – Vilhelm Hammershøi, Danish painter (born 1864)
  • March 4 – Franz Marc, German Expressionist painter (born 1880) (killed in action during Battle of Verdun)
  • June 25 – Thomas Eakins, American painter, sculptor and teacher (born 1844)
  • June 29 – Georges Lacombe, French artist (born 1868)
  • July 6 – Odilon Redon, French Symbolist painter and graphic artist (born 1840)
  • July 29 – Eleanor Vere Boyle, English watercolorist (born 1825)
  • August 17 – Umberto Boccioni, Italian Futurist painter and sculptor (born 1882) (died following a fall during cavalry training)
  • August 23 – Jean-Paul Aubé, French sculptor (born 1837)
  • August 28 – Henri Harpignies, French landscape painter of the Barbizon school (born 1819)
  • October 25 – William Merritt Chase, American Impressionist painter (born 1849)
  • December 13 – Antonin Mercié, French sculptor and painter (born 1845)
  • date unknown
  • Wu Shixian, Chinese landscape painter during the Qing dynasty (born unknown)
  • Branko Radulović, Serbian painter (born 1885).
  • References

    1916 in art Wikipedia


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