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").
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
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)
Portrait of Isaak Brodsky
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
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)
Church Street El
with Paul Strand – Manhatta (film)
Mario Sironi – Truck
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 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).
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).
John Coplans, painter, photographer (d. 2003)
Jimmy Ernst, American painter born in Germany (d. 1984).
June 29 – Ray Harryhausen, stop-motion animator, sculptor.
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).
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)
Elaine Hamilton, American painter (d. 2010).
Raymond Moore, English landscape photographer (d. 1987).
Daniel O'Neill, Irish painter (d. 1974).
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)
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