Rahul Sharma

1920 in art

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1920 in art

Events

  • February 1 – National Art Gallery opens in Tblisi.
  • November 7 – The "mass action" The Storming of the Winter Palace, directed by Nikolai Evreinov, is staged outside the Winter Palace in Petrograd.
  • The Cologne Dadaist group is formed by Jean Arp, Max Ernst and Alfred Grünwald.
  • Katherine Dreier, Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp form Société Anonyme.
  • Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada set up the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall.
  • Heckscher Museum of Art established in Huntington, New York.
  • Latvian Museum of Foreign Art established in Riga.
  • Art historian Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler publishes Der Weg Zum Kubismus ("The Rise of Cubism").
  • Works

  • Hans Baluschek – City of Workers
  • Cecilia Beaux – portrait of Georges Clemenceau
  • Thomas Hart Benton – People of Chilmark (figure composition)
  • Pierre Bonnard – Landscape in Normandy
  • Alexander Stirling Calder – Swann Memorial Fountain (Philadelphia)
  • Sydney Carline – The Destruction of the Turkish Transport in the Gorge of the Wadi Fara, Palestine
  • Lovis Corinth – Flowers and Wilhelmine
  • Otto Dix – The Match Vendor I
  • Max Ernst
  • The Hat Makes the Man (collage and gouache)
  • Murdering Airplane (collage)
  • George Frampton – Edith Cavell Memorial (London)
  • James Earle Fraser – Frederick Keep Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Daniel Chester French
  • Abraham Lincoln (statue in Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.)
  • Dupont Circle Fountain (Washington, D.C.)
  • Wisconsin (statue on Wisconsin State Capitol)
  • J. W. Godward – A Red, Red Rose
  • George Grosz – Republican Automatons
  • Richard Jack – The Passing of the Chieftain
  • Goscombe John – Equestrian statue of the Viscount Wolseley (London)
  • Einar Jónsson – Thorfinn Karlsefni (bronze statue, Philadelphia)
  • Eric Kennington – The Victims (retitled The Conquerors)
  • Boris Kustodiev
  • Blue House
  • The Bolshevik
  • Portrait of Isaak Brodsky
  • Trinity Day
  • George Washington Lambert – A sergeant of the Light Horse
  • Edwin Lutyens – The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London (stone version)
  • Paul Klee – Angelus Novus (worked copper plate)
  • Stanton MacDonald-Wright – Airplane Synchromy in Yellow-Orange
  • Henri Matisse – Interior at Nice
  • William Nicholson
  • Gertrude Jekyll
  • Miss Jekyll's Gardening Boots
  • Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin – 1918 in Petrograd (Petrograd Madonna)
  • Charles Marie Louis Joseph Sarrabezolles – L'Âme de la France (plaster version)
  • Georg Scholz – Industrial Farmers (Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal)
  • Charles Sheeler
  • Church Street El
  • with Paul Strand – Manhatta (film)
  • Mario Sironi – Truck
  • Stanley Spencer
  • The Last Supper
  • Christ Carrying the Cross
  • Lorado Taft – Fountain of Time (Chicago)
  • Aston Webb (architect) and Alfred Drury (sculptor) – London Troops War Memorial
  • January to June

  • January 12 – Bill Reid, Canadian artist (d. 1998).
  • January 17 – Georges Pichard, French comics artist (d. 2003).
  • January 30 – Patrick Heron, English painter, writer and designer (d. 1999).
  • March 3 – Ronald Searle, English cartoonist (d. 2011).
  • March 14 – Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (d. 2001).
  • March 27 – Robin Jacques, English illustrator (d. 1995).
  • April 8 – Hans Coper, German-born studio potter (d. 1981).
  • April 24 – Paul Wonner, American painter (d. 2008).
  • May – Hans Josephsohn, German-born sculptor (d. 2012).
  • May 8
  • Saul Bass, American graphic designer and filmmaker (d. 1996).
  • Tom of Finland, Finnish fetish artist (d. 1991).
  • May 10 - Erna Viitol, Estonian sculptor (d. 2001)
  • June 4 – Alejandro Obregón, Colombian painter, muralist, sculptor and engraver (d. 1992).
  • June 24
  • John Coplans, painter, photographer (d. 2003)
  • Jimmy Ernst, American painter born in Germany (d. 1984).
  • June 29 – Ray Harryhausen, stop-motion animator, sculptor.
  • July to December

  • July 20 – Arthur Boyd, Australian painter and sculptor (d. 1999).
  • July 21 – Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter, one of the innovators of Unitary Urbanism (d. 2005).
  • August 5 – George Tooker, painter.
  • August 15 – Judy Cassab, born Judit Kaszab, Austrian-born Australian portrait painter (d. 2015).
  • August 22 – Gene Davis, American painter (d. 1985).
  • August 26
  • Mauri Favén, Finnish painter (d. 2006).
  • Brant Parker, American cartoonist (d. 2007).
  • October 31 – Helmut Newton, photographer (d. 2004).
  • November 23 – Wayne Thiebaud, American painter.
  • December 18 – Enrique Grau, Colombian painter and sculptor (d. 2004).
  • December 21 – Bob Bindig, American illustrator (d. 2007)
  • Full date unknown

  • Elaine Hamilton, American painter (d. 2010).
  • Raymond Moore, English landscape photographer (d. 1987).
  • Daniel O'Neill, Irish painter (d. 1974).
  • Deaths

  • January 24 – Amedeo Modigliani, painter and sculptor (b. 1884)
  • January 26 – Jeanne Hébuterne, artist, Modigliani's mistress and model (suicide) (b. 1898)
  • March 13 – Mary Devens, pictorial photographer (b. 1857)
  • March 15 – Edith Holden, nature artist and art teacher (b. 1871)
  • March 26 – Samuel Colman, painter and designer (b. 1832)
  • April 20 – Briton Rivière, painter (b. 1840)
  • April 27 – Jacob Ungerer, sculptor (b. 1840)
  • August 4 – C. G. Finch-Davies, bird painter (b. 1875)
  • August 6 – Edward Francis Searles, interior designer (b. 1841)
  • August 12 – Walter Winans, sculptor and painter (b. 1852)
  • August 22 – Anders Zorn, Swedish portrait painter (b. 1860)
  • September 24 – Peter Carl Fabergé, jeweller (b. 1846)
  • November 13 – Luc-Olivier Merson, French painter (b. 1846)
  • date unknown – Edith Corbet, landscape painter (b. 1846)
  • References

    1920 in art Wikipedia


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