1917 in art
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- January - A drunken Amedeo Modigliani is ejected from a party for Georges Braque, by the hostess, Marie Vassilieff.
- January 29 - Rodin marries his mistress, Rose Beuret; she dies two weeks later.
- Eric Kennington, William Orpen, C. R. W. Nevinson, Paul Nash and William Rothenstein are sent as war artists to the Western Front from England.
- De Stijl artistic movement is established by Theo van Doesburg.
- The Allen Memorial Art Museum is established at Oberlin College in Ohio.
- The Marc Chagall illustrated version of The Magician (דער קונצענמאכער, Der Kuntsenmakher) by I. L. Peretz (d. 1915) is published in Vilnius.
- Max Beckmann - Deposition (Museum of Modern Art, New York)
- Lovis Corinth - Portrait of Julius Meier-Graefe
- Marcel Duchamp - Fountain (readymade)
- Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven - God (readymade sculpture)
- J. W. Godward
- The Fruit Vendor
- A Lily Pond
- Under The Blossom That Hangs On The Bough
- George Grosz
- Rudolf Alfred Höger - Nach dem Vorstoß, Russische Kriegsgefangene ("After the foray: Russian Prisoners of War")
- Paul Klee - Ab ovo
- Isidore Konti - Nymph and Fawn (bronze fountain)
- Fernand Léger - The Card Game
- L. S. Lowry - Coming from the Mill
- Henri Matisse
- Joan Miró
- Portrait of Vincent Nubiola
- The Village
- Amedeo Modigliani
- Anna Zborowska
- Nude Sitting on a Divan
- C. R. W. Nevinson
- Georgia O'Keeffe - Light Coming on the Plains series
- William Orpen
- Pablo Picasso - Olga Picasso in an Armchair
- Auguste Rodin - The Gates of Hell (sculpture unfinished at his death)
- Egon Schiele - The Embrace
- Zinaida Serebriakova - Bleaching Cloth
- Alfred Stieglitz - The Last Days of 291 (photograph)
- Tom Thomson
- Félix Vallotton
- The Church of Souain in Silhouette
- Senegalese Soldiers at the camp of Mailly
- J. W. Waterhouse - Fair Rosamund
- Christopher Williams - The Red Dress
- 20 February - Manny Farber, American painter and film critic (d.2008).
- 20 February - Louisa Matthíasdóttir, Icelandic-American painter (d.2000).
- 1 March - Tom Keating, English art restorer and art faker (d.1984).
- 12 March - Milton Resnick, American painter (d. 2004
- 24 March - Constantine Andreou, Greek painter and sculptor (d.2007).
- 17 July - Andrew Wyeth (d. 2009).
- 11 August - Dik Browne, American cartoonist (d.1989).
- 28 August - Jack Kirby, American comic book artist, writer and editor (d.1994).
- 3 September - Anthony Robert Klitz, English artist (d.2000).
- 7 September - Jacob Lawrence, American painter (d.2000).
- 11 September - Daniel Wildenstein, French international art dealer and scholar (d.2001).
- 25 December - John Minton (d.1957).
- January 15 - William De Morgan, English ceramic artist (b. 1839)
- January 21 - Francesca Alexander, American illustrator (b. 1837)
- February 10 - John William Waterhouse, Italian-born artist (b. 1849)
- February 17 - Carolus-Duran, French painter (b. 1837)
- March 27 - Moses Jacob Ezekiel, sculptor (b. 1844)
- March 28 - Albert Pinkham Ryder, painter (b. 1847)
- April 23 - Robert Koehler, painter (b. 1850)
- June 30 - Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (b. 1861)
- July 8 - Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (b. 1877) (drowned during a canoeing trip on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park)
- September 27 - Edgar Degas, painter and sculptor (b. 1834)
- October 14 - Nathaniel Hone the Younger - Irish painter (b. 1831)
- October 23 - Eugène Grasset, Swiss artist (b. 1845)
- November 17
- December 21 - Wilhelm Trübner, painter (b. 1851)