1913 in art
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Events [edit ]
May 27 – Die Brücke dissolved. 
May 29 – The ballet , with music by The Rite of Spring 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. The audience includes  Gabriele D'Annunzio, Coco Chanel, Marcel Duchamp, Harry Graf Kessler and Maurice Ravel.  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 , stolen from the Mona Lisa 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.
Works [edit ]
Graphic works [edit ]
Sculptures [edit ]
in original form on machine base
Births [edit ]
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 6 – Marianne Appel, American mural painter and puppet designer (died 1988)
May 27 – Wols, born Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze, German-born painter and draughtsman (died 1951)
July 12 – Roger Testu, French cartoonist (died 2008)
July 22 – Robert C. Turner, American potter (died 2005)
July 27 – Philip Guston, Canadian-born American Abstract Expressionist 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
Deaths [edit ]
January 6 – Gyula Juhász, Hungarian sculptor and engraver (born 1876)
March 8 – Louis Saint-Gaudens, American sculptor (born 1854)
March 13 – Félix Resurrección Hidalgo, Filipino painter (born 1855)
April 20 – Vilhelm Bissen, Danish sculptor (born 1836)
May 10 – Andreas Aubert, Norwegian art historian (born 1851)
June 23 - Marc-Louis Solon, French-born ceramic artist (born 1835)
July 10 – Mikoláš Aleš, Czech painter (born 1852)
August 2 - George Hitchcock, American painter (born 1850)
August 7 – Fernand Pelez, French painter (born 1843)
September 28 – Sir Alfred East, English painter (born 1844)
October 5 – Hans von Bartels, German painter (born 1856)
Full date unknown – Caroline Shawk Brooks, American sculptor (born 1840)
References [edit ]
^ a b c d e f g h Illies, Florian (2012). 1913.
^ 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.