April 25 – The Bauhaus architectural and design movement is founded in Weimar, Germany, by Walter Gropius.
December – The National War Paintings and Other Records exhibition staged at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
Seven and Five Society established in London.
Piet Mondrian, in Paris, begins painting his grid-based compositions (Neo-Plasticism).
Musée Rodin opens in Paris at the Hôtel Biron and Villa des Brillants, Meudon.
Chaim Soutine first visits Céret in the Pyrenees where he begins a series of landscapes.
Les Champs Magnétiques, the first book produced using the techniques of surrealist automatism, is written by André Breton and Philippe Soupault.
Publication in England of W. Somerset Maugham's novel The Moon and Sixpence, loosely based on the life of Paul Gauguin.
Norman G. Arnold – The Last Fight of Captain Ball, VC, DSO and 2 Bars, MC, 7th May 1917
Max Beckmann – The Night
David Bomberg – Sappers at Work: A Canadian Tunnelling Company, Hill 60, St Eloi
Flying Above Kirkuk, Kurdistan
Flying Over the Desert at Sunset, Mesopotamia
The Trail of War
Harry Clarke – illustrations to Tales of Mystery & Imagination
Evelyn De Morgan – The Gilded Cage
Marcel Duchamp – L.H.O.O.Q.
Aleksandra Ekster – City at Night
Jacob Epstein – Sergeanat D. F. Hunter VC, 1/5 Highland Light Infantry (bronze bust)
Trophy, Hypertrophied (line-block printing and drawing)
Luke Fildes – Paul Fildes
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven – Portrait of Marcel Duchamp (sculpture of found objects)
Evening, After a Push
Eileen Gray – "Dragons" armchair
Elioth Gruner – Spring Frost
Hannah Höch – Schnitt mit dem Küchenmesser DADA durch die letzte weimarer Bierbauchkulturepoche Deutschlands ("Cut with the Dada Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch in Germany"; collage)
Augustus John – Marchesa Casati
Henry Lamb – Irish troops in the Judean hills surprised by a Turkish bombardment
The Railway Crossing
Ivor Lewis – Timothy Eaton statues
Wyndham Lewis – A Battery Shelled
David Low – Strange, I seem to hear a child weeping (political cartoon)
Henri Matisse – Les plumes blanches ("White Plumes")
Claude Monet – paintings in Water Lilies series
Le Bassin Aux Nymphéas
Paul Nash – The Menin Road
C. R. W. Nevinson – The Harvest of Battle
Sir William Orpen
A Peace Conference at the Quai d'Orsay
The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919
Pablo Picasso – Still Life with Pitcher and Apples
John Singer Sargent – Gassed
Zinaida Serebriakova – House of Cards
Charles Sims – The Old German Front Line, Arras, 1916
Stanley Spencer – Travoys with Wounded Soldiers Arriving at a Dressing Station at Smol, Macedonia, September 1916
Edward Wadsworth – Dazzle-Ships in Drydock at Liverpool
January 5 – Frederick Hammersley, American painter (d. 2009)
January 19 – Joan Brossa, Catalan poet, playwright, graphic designer and plastic artist (d. 1998)
January 22 – John Russell, British American art critic (d. 2008)
January 24 – William Copley, American artist (d. 1996)
March 23 – Salvatore Scarpitta, American sculptor (d. 2007)
April 9 – Gordon Lambert, Irish art collector (d. 2005)
April 24 – César Manrique, Spanish artist and architect (d. 1992)
May 3 – John Cullen Murphy, American comics artist (d. 2004)
May 9 – Anne Yeats, Irish painter and stage designer (d. 2001)
June 21 – Jean Joyet, French artist (d. 1994)
July 6 – Oswaldo Guayasamín, Ecuadorian painter and sculptor (d. 1999)
July 17 – Jean Leymarie, French art historian (d. 2006)
July 18 – Daniel du Janerand, French painter (d. 1990)
July 31 – Maurice Boitel, French painter (d. 2007)
September 8 – Maria Lassnig, Austrian painter (d. 2014)
September 29 – Vladimír Vašíček, Czech painter (d. 2003)
November 3 – Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic books author and artist (d. 1995)
November 11 – Jef Friboulet, French painter and sculptor (d. 2003)
December 12 – Cliff Holden, English painter, designer and silk-screen printer
December 24 – Pierre Soulages, French "painter of black"
Avni Arbaş, Turkish artist (d. 2003)
January 22 – Carl Larsson, Swedish painter (b. 1853)
February 18 – Antonin Carlès, sculptor (b. 1851)
February 27 – Robert Harris, painter (b. 1848)
March 24 – Franz Metzner, sculptor (b. 1870)
March 25 – Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German sculptor (b. 1881) (suicide)
May 13 – Helen Hyde. etcher and engraver (b. 1868)
August 9 – Ralph Albert Blakelock, American painter (b. 1847)
November 18 – John Dibblee Crace, interior decorator (b. 1838)
December 2 – Henry Clay Frick, founder of the Frick Collection (b. 1849)
December 3 – Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter (b. 1841)
December 18 – James Coutts Michie, painter b. 1859)
Edmund Elisha Case, American painter (b 1844)
1919 in art Wikipedia