Harman Patil

1925 in art

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1925 in art

Events

  • September 17 – Frida Kahlo is seriously and permanently injured when a bus in which she is riding collides with a trolleycar in Mexico City; she takes up painting while immobilized following the accident.
  • Josef Albers marries Anni Fleischmann.
  • Stanley Spencer marries Hilda Carline.
  • In Paris, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry sponsors the International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts from April through October; the event gives a name to the Art Deco style. Le Corbusier's Pavillon d'Esprit Nouveau is so disliked by the organizers that they erect a six-meter-high fence around it.
  • First Surrealist exhibition at the Galerie Pierre, Paris.
  • The Bauhaus moves from Weimar to Dessau.
  • Alfred Stieglitz begins taking his Equivalents series of abstract cloud photographs.
  • Franz Roh's Nach Expressionismus – Magischer Realismus: Probleme der neuesten europäischen Malerei ("After Expressionism – Magical Realism: Problems of the newest European painting") is published, introducing the term magic realism into cultural criticism.
  • Awards

  • Archibald Prize: John Longstaff – Portrait of Maurice Moscovitch
  • Paintings

  • George Adomeit – Down to the Harbor
  • Pierre Bonnard – Nude at the Toilet Table
  • Henry Clive – Sultana (approximate year)
  • Lovis Corinth – Ecce homo
  • Otto Dix – Portrait of the Dancer Anita Berber
  • Arthur Dove – The Critic
  • Lyonel Feininger – Barfüßerkirche in Erfurt I (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart)
  • Rudolf Frentz – Horsewoman
  • George Grosz – Portrait of the Writer Max Herrmann-Neisse
  • Edward Hopper – The House by the Railroad
  • Wassily Kandinsky – Yellow-Red-Blue
  • Tamara de Lempicka – Autoportrait (Tamara in a Green Bugatti)
  • Joan Miró – Head of a Catalan Peasant (sequence completed)
  • Hilda Rix Nicholas – Les fleurs dédaignées
  • Pablo Picasso – The Three Dancers
  • Veno Pilon – Russian Woman
  • Georg Schrimpf – Martha Reading a Letter
  • Charles Sheeler – Still Life
  • Alexej von Jawlensky – Abstract Head: Desire
  • Xu Beihong – Jiang Biwei by a table
  • Sculptures

  • Wäinö Aaltonen – Statue of Paavo Nurmi
  • Josep Clarà – Serenity
  • Jacob Epstein – Rima (memorial to W. H. Hudson in Hyde Park, London)
  • Emmanuel Frémiet – Joan of Arc (copy in Portland, Oregon)
  • Daniel Chester French – Statue of Abraham Lincoln (Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.)
  • Alberto Giacometti – Torso
  • Charles Sargeant Jagger – Royal Artillery Memorial
  • Paul Manship – The Flight of Europa
  • Frederick Roth – Statue of Balto, Central Park
  • Francis Derwent Wood – Machine Gun Corps Memorial
  • Births

  • 1 January
  • Mario Merz, Italian artist (d. 2003).
  • Kossa Bokchan, Serbian painter (d. 2009).
  • 17 January – Duane Hanson, American sculptor (d. 1996).
  • 23 January – James Bingham, Northern Irish painter (d. 2009).
  • 12 February – Joan Mitchell, American Abstract Expressionist painter (d. 1992).
  • 22 February – Edward Gorey, American illustrator (d. 2000).
  • 10 March – Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (d. 1990).
  • 13 March – Jane Bown, English portrait photographer (d. 2014).
  • 29 March – Sava Stojkov, Serbian painter (d. 2014).
  • 4 April – Emmett Williams, American poet and Fluxus artist (d. 2007).
  • 29 April – Iwao Takamoto, Japanese American animator, television producer and film director (d. 2007).
  • 16 May – Hannes Hegen, German cartoonist and illustrator (d. 2014).
  • 22 May – Jean Tinguely, Swiss painter and sculptor (d. 1991).
  • 23 July – Burt Glinn, American photographer (d. 2008).
  • 26 August – Robert Colescott, American artist (d. 2009).
  • 22 October – Robert Rauschenberg, American artist (d. 2008).
  • 28 October – Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (d. 2006).
  • 18 December – John Szarkowski, American photographer, curator, historian and critic (d. 2007).
  • date unknown – Panayiotis Tetsis, Greek painter.
  • Deaths

  • January 8 – George Bellows (b. 1882)
  • March 1 – Ramon Pichot, mentor of Salvador Dalí
  • March 8 – Juliette Wytsman, Belgian painter (b. 1866)
  • April 14 – John Singer Sargent, painter (b. 1856)
  • May 2 – Jan Štursa, sculptor (b. 1880)
  • July 17 – Lovis Corinth, painter and printmaker (b. 1858)
  • July 28 – Léon Augustin Lhermitte, genre painter (b. 1844)
  • August 21 – Karl Brendel, schizophrenic outsider artist (b. 1871)
  • September 17 – Carl Eytel, German American artist (b. 1862)
  • September 25 – Charles Cottet, post-impressionist painter (b. 1863)
  • November 27 – Roger de La Fresnaye, painter (b. 1885)
  • December 18 – Sir Hamo Thornycroft, sculptor (b. 1850)
  • December 29 – Félix Vallotton, painter and graphic artist (b. 1865)
  • date unknown – Vladislav Titelbah, Serbian painter (b. 1847).
  • References

    1925 in art Wikipedia


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