1984 in art
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- The Turner Prize is awarded for the first time, to Malcolm Morley.
- Neue Slowenische Kunst is established.
- Eric Hebborn admits to art forgery.
- An x-ray of Jean-Francois Millet's 1870 painting The Young Shepherdess, in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, reveals an earlier painting previously presumed destroyed, The Captivity of the Jews in Babylon.
See also: Category:1984 sculptures
- John Doubleday – Statue of Dylan Thomas (Marina, Swansea)
- Jean Dubuffet – Monument with Standing Beast (fiberglass sculpture, Chicago Loop)
- Felim Egan – Battle of Hercules and Antaeus
- Frederick Hart – The Three Soldiers (bronze statue)
- Nabil Kanso – Apocalyptic Riders (diptych)
- R. B. Kitaj – Cecil Court, London W.C.2. (The Refugees) (1983-84)
- Gleb Savinov – Nevsky Prospekt
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January to June
- 6 February
- Ronald Moody, Jamaican-born woodcarver (b.1900).
- 12 February – Tom Keating, English art restorer and art faker (b.1917).
- 16 March – John Hoagland, American photographer (b.1947).
- 20 March – Paule Vézelay, English painter (b.1892).
- 22 April – Ansel Adams, American photographer (b.1902).
- 19 June – Lee Krasner, American abstract expressionist painter (b.1908).
July to December
- 8 July – Brassaï, Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker (b.1899).
- 9 July – Peter Hurd, American artist (b.1904).
- 2 August – Quirino Cristiani, Argentine animation director and cartoonist (b.1896).
- 1 December – Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b.1911).