1913 in art
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- February 17 – The Armory Show opens in New York City. It displays works of artists who are to become some of the most influential painters of the early 20th century.
- May – The Paul Émile Chabas painting September Morn provokes a charge of indency when displayed in the window of a Chicago art gallery.
- May 29 – The ballet The Rite of Spring, with music by Igor Stravinsky conducted by Pierre Monteux, choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky and design by Nicholas Roerich, is premièred by Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, its modernism provoking one of the most famous classical music riots in history.
- October – Monument to the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig, designed by Bruno Schmitz incorporating sculptures by Christian Behrens and Franz Metzner, is completed.
- December 12 – Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, stolen from the Louvre in 1911, is located in Florence.
- Generación del 13 established in Chile.
- The London Group is formed by merger of the Camden Town Group and the Vorticists and holds its first exhibition.
- Target, the first exhibition of Rayonism.
- Maurice Utrillo has his first solo exhibition, at the Galerie Blot in Paris, but attracts little notice at this time.
- Omega Workshops established in London by Roger Fry and other members of the Bloomsbury Group to produce artist-designed furniture and textiles. Wyndham Lewis and others secede in October.
- First observation of a chimpanzee drawing.
- Guillaume Apollinaire's The Cubist Painters, Aesthetic Meditations (Les Peintres Cubistes, Méditations Esthétiques) is published in Paris.
- George Bellows
- Umberto Boccioni
- Marc Chagall – Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers
- Salvador Dalí (aged about 9) – Vilabertran
- Giorgio de Chirico
- Roger de La Fresnaye – The Conquest of the Air (La conquête de l'air; Museum of Modern Art, New York)
- Robert Delaunay – Simultaneous Contrasts: Sun and Moon
- André Derain – Portrait of a Girl in Black
- Pavel Filonov – The Banquet of Kings
- Henri Gaudier-Brzeska – Self-portrait
- Albert Gleizes
- J. W. Godward
- The Belvedere
- Le Billet Doux
- Golden Hours
- In the Tepidarium
- La Pensierosa
- Erich Heckel – To the Convalescent Woman (triptych)
- Albert Herter – The Pageant of Nations (for St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco)
- Ludvig Karsten – The Blue Kitchen
- Laura Knight – Self Portrait with Nude
- Fernand Léger – Contrasting Forms
- August Macke – Lady in a Green Jacket
- Kazimir Malevich
- Franz Marc
- Henri Matisse – Open Window, Tangier
- Sidney Meteyard – "I Am Half-Sick of Shadows", Said the Lady of Shalott
- Jean Metzinger
- Christopher R. W. Nevinson – The Arrival
- Pablo Picasso – Guitar (Musée Picasso, Paris)
- Iso Rae – Rogation Sunday
- Vardges Sureniants – Ferdowsi reading Shahnameh to Shah Mahmud Ghaznavi
- Albert Chevallier Tayler – The Quiet Hour
See also: Category:1913 sculptures
- Karl Bitter – Carl Schurz Monument, New York City
- Umberto Boccioni
- Joseph Csaky – Figure de Femme Debout (Figure Habillée)
- Marcel Duchamp – Bicycle Wheel (readymade)
- Jacob Epstein – The Rock Drill (original form)
- James Earle Fraser – Buffalo nickel (United States coinage)
- Carl Jacobsen – The Little Mermaid
- Wilhelm Lehmbruck
- Pietro Porcelli – The Explorers' Monument, Fremantle, Western Australia
- Lorado Taft – Fountain of the Great Lakes
- Albert Toft – King Edward VII Memorial, Birmingham
- Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven – Enduring Ornament (found object)
- Mahonri Young – Seagull Monument, Salt Lake City
- January 29 – Reuben Kadish, American artist and educator (died 1992)
- January 30 – Amrita Sher-Gil, Indian painter (died 1941)
- February 15 – William Scott, Ulster Scots painter (died 1989)
- March 12 – Max Leognany, French artist (died 1994)
- March 19 – Mary Henry, American painter (died 2009)
- March 23 – Abidin Dino, Turkish artist (died 1993)
- March 29 – Hyman Bloom, Latvian American painter (died 2009)
- April 21 – Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (died 1990)
- May 27 – Wols, born Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze, German-born painter and draughtsman (died 1951)
- July 12 – Roger Testu, French cartoonist (died 2008)
- July 27 – Philip Guston, Canadian painter and printmaker (died 1980)
- September 1 – Ludwig Merwart, Austrian painter and graphic artist (died 1979)
- September 25 – Tony O'Malley, Irish painter (died 2003)
- September 28 – Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator (died 2007)
- October 22 – Robert Capa, born Endre Friedmann, Hungarian-born war photographer (died 1954)
- November 21 – Tomie Ohtake, Japanese-Brazilian artist (died 2015)
- December 13 – Vladimir Tretchikoff, Russian artist (died 2006)
- December 24 – Ad Reinhardt, American painter and writer (died 1967)
Full date unknown
- Russell Brockbank, Canadian-born cartoonist (died 1979)
- Mercedes Matter, American painter (died 2001)
- Robert C. Turner, American potter (died 2005)
- January 6 – Gyula Juhász, sculptor and engraver (born 1876)
- March 8 – Louis Saint-Gaudens, sculptor (born 1854)
- March 13 – Félix Resurrección Hidalgo, Filipino painter (born 1855)
- April 20 – Vilhelm Bissen, sculptor (born 1836)
- May 10 – Andreas Aubert, Norwegian art historian (born 1851)
- July 10 – Mikoláš Aleš, Czech painter (born 1852)
- August 7 – Fernand Pelez, French painter (born 1843)
- September 28 – Sir Alfred East, painter (born 1844)
- October 5 – Hans von Bartels, German painter (born 1856)
- date unknown
- Radio Lab, Show 202: "Musical Language", New York: WNYC (21 April 2006). Host/Producer: Jad Abumrad, Co-Host: Robert Krulwich, Producer: Ellen Horne, Production Executives: Dean Capello and Mikel Ellcessor.
- Pohlsander, Hans (2008). National Monuments and Nationalism in 19th Century Germany. New German-American Studies. Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-03911-352-1.
- "25 December – Maurice Utrillo". Art “4” “2”-Day. 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
- Morris, Desmond (2013). The Artistic Ape. London: Red Lemon Press. pp. 24–25. ISBN 978-1-78342-002-5.