1888 in art
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- February - Fifth annual exhibition of Les XX, at the Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique in Brussels. Artists invited to show in addition to members of the group include Henri-Edmond Cross, Albert Dubois-Pillet, Odilon Redon, Paul Signac, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and James McNeill Whistler.
- February 21 - Vincent van Gogh moves to Arles
- March - Van Gogh begins his Langlois Bridge at Arles series
- March 22 - Fourth exhibition by the Société des Artistes Indépendants opens in Paris; it includes three paintings by van Gogh
- June - Van Gogh visits Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
- July 14 - The Monument à Léon Gambetta, by Jean-Paul Aubé, is inaugurated at the Louvre
- August - Van Gogh begins his Décoration for the Yellow House at Arles including the Arles Sunflowers series of paintings
- August 11 - James McNeill Whistler marries fellow-artist Beatrice ("Trixie") Godwin (née Beatrix Birnie Philip), widow of architect E. W. Godwin, and they spend a working honeymoon in France.
- October 23 - Paul Gauguin joins van Gogh in Arles, bringing Émile Bernard's painting Le Pardon de Pont-Aven
- December 23 - Having quarrelled with Gaugin, van Gogh cuts off the lower part of his own left ear in a brothel and is removed to the local hospital
- Paul Ranson, Paul Sérusier and Maurice Denis become fellow students at the Académie Julian and form Les Nabis
- The weekly illustrated newspaper The Graphic commissions and exhibits in London 21 paintings of Shakespeare's heroines.
- William De Morgan moves his London art pottery from Merton Abbey to Fulham.
- Publication in English of Irish-born writer George Moore's autobiographical novel Confessions of a Young Man (London) describing bohemian life in 1870s Paris among the Impressionist painters.
- Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema - The Roses of Heliogabalus
- Émile Bernard
- Joseph Boehm
- William-Adolphe Bouguereau - The First Mourning
- Edward Burne-Jones - The Nativity
- Gustave Caillebotte
- Philip Hermogenes Calderon - Juliet
- William Merritt Chase
- The Blue Kimono
- Modern Magdalen
- Portrait of a Lady in Pink
- Charles Conder - A holiday at Mentone
- David Edward Cronin - Fugitive Slaves in the Dismal Swamp, Virginia
- Édouard Detaille - Le Rêve
- James Ensor - The Entry of Christ into Brussels in 1889 (J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu)
- Paul Gauguin
- Alfred Gilbert - Statue of Queen Victoria (Winchester)
- Peder Severin Krøyer - Hip, Hip, Hurrah!
- Cesare Maccari - Cicero Denounces Catiline (fresco in Palazzo Madama, Rome)
- Albert Joseph Moore - A River Side
- Giovanni Muzzioli - The Funeral of Britannicus
- Ilya Repin
- Paul Sérusier - Le Talisman
- Georges-Pierre Seurat - completion of Les Poseuses ("The Models") (Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania)
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - At the Circus Fernando, Equestrienne
- Henry Scott Tuke - The Bathers
- John Henry Twachtman - Landscape, Branchville
- J. W. Waterhouse - The Lady of Shalott
- Vincent van Gogh
- January 1 - Augustus Dunbier, American painter (died 1977).
- March 14 - Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Canadian painter (died 1970).
- March 19 - Josef Albers, German artist, mathematician and educator (died 1976).
- April 6 - Hans Richter, German painter, graphic artist, avant-gardist, film-experimenter and producer (died 1976).
- July 10 - Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter (died 1978).
- August 13 - Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (died 1975).
- November 7 - Mariano Andreu, Spanish painter, enamelling master, sculptor and stage designer (died 1976).
- November 11 - Johannes Itten, colour theorist, painter and designer (died 1967).
- January 13 - John William Inchbold, pre-Raphaelite painter (born 1830)
- January 29 - Edward Lear, painter, illustrator and humorous writer (born 1812)
- February 5 - Anton Mauve, painter (born 1838)
- March 15 - Léonard Morel-Ladeuil, goldsmith and sculptor (born 1820)
- May 30 - Louis Buvelot, Swiss-Australian painter (born 1814)
- June 18 - Luigi Mussini, painter (born 1813)
- July 31 - Frank Holl, painter (born 1845)
- August 23 - Philip Henry Gosse, naturalist and illustrator (born 1810)
- August 30 - George O'Brien, engineer and painter (born 1821)
- September 28 - Thomas Gambier Parry, artist and art collector (born 1816)
- October - Frank O'Meara, Irish painter (born 1853)
- November 20 - Nathaniel Currier, illustrator (born 1813)
- date unknown - Nam Gye-u, Korean painter and government official (born 1811)
- Turner, Jane (2000). The Grove Dictionary of Art. Oxford University Press. p. 434. ISBN 978-0-312-22971-9. Retrieved 2009-12-22.
- Walther, Ingo F.; Suckle, Robert; Wundram, Manfred (2002). Masterpieces of Western Art 1. Cologne: Taschen. p. 760. ISBN 978-3-8228-1825-1. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
- Schwartz, Manuela (2006). Vincent d'Indy et son temps. Mardaga. p. 391. ISBN 978-2-87009-888-2. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
- "The Graphic and Shakespeare's Heroines". Emory University. Retrieved 2013-11-07.