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1973 in art

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1973 in art

Events

  • Alexander Calder is hired by Braniff International Airways to paint a full-size DC-8-62 as a "flying canvas".
  • Aristeidis Metallinos begins his career as a sculptor.
  • Robert Scull's collection of American Pop and Minimal art is auctioned by Sotheby's in New York City.
  • Awards

  • Archibald Prize: Janet Dawson – Michael Boddy
  • Exhibitions

  • Christopher Williams – centenary exhibition in Cardiff, Maesteg and Swansea.
  • Works

  • Michael Ayrton – Icarus (sculpture, London)
  • Michael Craig-Martin – An Oak Tree (conceptual work)
  • William Eggleston – The Red Ceiling (photograph)
  • Barbara Hepworth – Conversation with Magic Stones
  • Nabil Kanso – Place des Martyres (paintings); Vietnam paintings series (through 1974)
  • Frederic Littman – Farewell to Orpheus (bronze, Portland, Oregon)
  • Joan Miró – completes series The navigator's hope
  • Henry Moore – Large Four Piece Reclining Figure 1972–73 (bronze)
  • Ivor Roberts-Jones – Statue of Winston Churchill, Parliament Square (bronze, London)
  • David Wynne
  • Embracing Lovers (bronze, Guildhall, London)
  • Girl with a Dolphin (bronze, by Tower Bridge, London)
  • Births

  • January 29 – Louise Hindsgavl, Danish artist
  • February 1 – Yuri Landman, Dutch musician, comic book creator and singer
  • May 8 – Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese manga artist
  • July 7 – Natsuki Takaya, Japanese manga artist
  • August 18 – Jerome Lagarrigue, French painter and illustrator
  • Full date unknown

  • Jean-Pierre Canlis, American glass artist.
  • Oisín McGann, Irish author and illustrator.
  • January to June

  • January 17 – Tarsila do Amaral, Brazilian modernist artist (b. 1886).
  • March 14 – Chic Young, American cartoonist (b. 1901).
  • March 25 – Edward Steichen, American photographer, painter and curator (b. 1879).
  • April 8 – Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter, draftsman, and sculptor (b. 1881).
  • April 28 – Siri Derkert, Swedish artist, sculptor and political campaigner (b. 1888).
  • May 1 – Asger Jorn, Danish artist and essayist (b. 1914).
  • May 12 – Edith Tudor Hart, née Suschitzky, Austrian-born photojournalist and communist agent in Britain (b. 1908).
  • May 16 – Albert Paris Gütersloh, Austrian painter and writer (b. 1887).
  • July to December

  • July 20 – Robert Smithson, American artist (b. 1938)
  • September 30 – Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer, artist and historian (b. 1902)
  • November 13 – Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer (b. 1890)
  • November 17 – Adolf Wissel, German painter, an official artist of Nazism (b. 1894)
  • December 7 – Camilo Mori Chilean painter (b. 1896)
  • December 13 – Ralph Stackpole, American sculptor, painter, muralist, etcher and art educator (b. 1885)
  • Full date unknown

  • Claude Buckle, English poster artist and watercolourist (b. 1905).
  • Ronald Ossory Dunlop, Irish author and painter (b. 1894).
  • References

    1973 in art Wikipedia


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