Saturday, February 27, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #99

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, March 6.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Hodler: 7

2. Corot: 5
3. Caro: 4
3. Uccello: 4
3. Utrillo: 4

6: Heckel: 3
7. Martin: 2


This Week's Contest



Ben Nicholson
1894 - 1982
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 265th. Defeated Noguchi and Newman, beat Riley, lost to O'Keeffe and Oldenburg. 21 votes for, 25 against (.457).




Andrea Mantegna
1430ish - 1506
Italian

Tournament Record: Tied for 265th. Beat Manzù, lost to Manet, beat Malevich, lost to Man Ray. 21 votes for, 25 against (.457).




Sir Anthony Caro
born 1924
English

Tournament Record: Tied for 265th. Lost to Carpaccio, beat Riley, beat Carracci and Catena, lost to Carrà. 21 votes for, 25 against (.457).

  • Tied for 4th Place, Week #98.


Paolo Uccello
1397 - 1475
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Utamaro, beat Utrillo, lost to Vieira da Silva. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).

  • Tied for Fourth, Week #97. 
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #98. 



Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  • Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #95.
  • Placed Second, Week #96
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #97.
  • Placed Second, Week #98.




Maurice Utrillo
1883 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 290th. Lost to Vallotton and Uccello. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Placed First in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Third in Week #91.
  • Placed First in Week #92.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #94.
  • Placed Second in Week #95.
  • Tied for Third in Week #96.
  • Placed Second in Week #97.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #98.



William Merritt Chase
1849 - 1916
American

Tournament Record:Tied for 439th. Beaten by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Christo. 6 votes for, 14 votes against (.300).
  • Placed Second, Week #26.
  • Tied for First, Week #27.
  • Placed First, Week #29.
  • Placed First, Week #31.
  • Tied for Second, Week #33. 
  • Tied for Second again, Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #37, 39, & 41. 
  • Tied for First in Week #43.
  • Placed First, Weeks #45, 47, 49 & 51.
  • Placed First again in Week #53.  He took his bye in Week #54, and then waited a few weeks for the Ladder to catch back up to him.
  • Placed First in Week #57. 
  • Tied for First in Week #59. 
  • Placed First in Week #61. 
  • Tied for First in Week #63.
  • Placed First in Week #65. 
  • Placed Second in Week #67. 
  • Tied for First in Week #68. 
  • First Place, Week #70. 
  • Tied for First in Week #72. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84 & 86.
  • Tied for Second, Week #88.
  • Placed First, Week #89.
  • Placed First, Week #91.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Placed First, Week #95.
  • Placed First, Week #97.




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Saturday, February 13, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #98

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, Feb 20.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 7

2. Utrillo: 6
3. Martin: 5
4. Heckel: 4
4. Uccello: 4
4. Martin: 4

7. Noguchi: 2


This Week's Contest



Sir Anthony Caro
born 1924
English

Tournament Record: Tied for 265th. Lost to Carpaccio, beat Riley, beat Carracci and Catena, lost to Carrà. 21 votes for, 25 against (.457).




Erich Heckel
1883 - 1944
German

Tournament Record: Placed 268th. Tied with de Heem, lost to Hayter, beat Lely, lost to Lewis. 20 votes for, 24 against (.455).

  • Tied for 4th, Week #97. 



Paolo Uccello
1397 - 1475
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Utamaro, beat Utrillo, lost to Vieira da Silva. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).

  • Tied for Fourth, Week #97. 



John Martin
1789 - 1854
British

Tournament Record: Placed 273th. Beat Marini, tied with Martini, lost to Haeckel; beat Masaccio and lost to van Doesburg. 24 votes for, 29 against (.453).

  • Tied for Third in Week #96.
  • Placed Third in Week #97.



Ferdinand Hodler
1853 - 1918
Swiss

Tournament Record: Placed 275th. Defeated Hans Hofmann, tied with Hockney, beat Goya, Lost to Hiroshige and Homer. 28 votes for, 34 against (.452).

  • Placed First, Week #94.
  • Placed First, Week #96.


Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  • Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #95.
  • Placed Second, Week #96
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #97.



Maurice Utrillo
1883 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 290th. Lost to Vallotton and Uccello. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Placed First in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Third in Week #91.
  • Placed First in Week #92.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #94.
  • Placed Second in Week #95.
  • Tied for Third in Week #96.
  • Placed Second in Week #97.

 



Cast up to four votes in the comments by Saturday morning!

Saturday, February 6, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #97

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, Feb 13.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Hodler: 8

2. Corot: 7
3. Martin: 5
3. Utrillo: 5

5. Millais: 4
6. Catlin: 3
7. Pollaiuolo: 1


This Week's Contest


Erich Heckel
1883 - 1944
German

Tournament Record: Placed 268th. Tied with de Heem, lost to Hayter, beat Lely, lost to Lewis. 20 votes for, 24 against (.455).



Paolo Uccello
1397 - 1475
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Utamaro, beat Utrillo, lost to Vieira da Silva. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).




Isamu Noguchi
1904 - 1988
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Nicholson, beat Nauman, lost to Nolan. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).



John Martin
1789 - 1854
British

Tournament Record: Placed 273th. Beat Marini, tied with Martini, lost to Haeckel; beat Masaccio and lost to van Doesburg. 24 votes for, 29 against (.453).

  • Tied for Third in Week #96.


Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  • Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #95.
  • Placed Second, Week #96.

 



Maurice Utrillo
1883 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 290th. Lost to Vallotton and Uccello. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Placed First in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Third in Week #91.
  • Placed First in Week #92.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #94.
  • Placed Second in Week #95.
  • Tied for Third, Week #96.

 
 


William Merritt Chase
1849 - 1916
American

Tournament Record:Tied for 439th. Beaten by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Christo. 6 votes for, 14 votes against (.300).
  • Placed Second, Week #26.
  • Tied for First, Week #27.
  • Placed First, Week #29.
  • Placed First, Week #31.
  • Tied for Second, Week #33. 
  • Tied for Second again, Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #37, 39, & 41. 
  • Tied for First in Week #43.
  • Placed First, Weeks #45, 47, 49 & 51.
  • Placed First again in Week #53.  He took his bye in Week #54, and then waited a few weeks for the Ladder to catch back up to him.
  • Placed First in Week #57. 
  • Tied for First in Week #59. 
  • Placed First in Week #61. 
  • Tied for First in Week #63.
  • Placed First in Week #65. 
  • Placed Second in Week #67. 
  • Tied for First in Week #68. 
  • First Place, Week #70. 
  • Tied for First in Week #72. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84 & 86.
  • Tied for Second, Week #88.
  • Placed First, Week #89.
  • Placed First, Week #91.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Placed First, Week #95.




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Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #96

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, Feb 6.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 8

2. Utrillo: 6
3. Millais: 4
3. Corot: 4

5. Derain: 3
7. De Chirico: 2
7. Dossi: 2


This Week's Contest


Antonio del Pollaiolo
1430ish - 1498
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Pollock, beat Poliakoff, lost to Pisanello. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).



George Catlin
1796 - 1872
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Defeated by Catena, beat del Castagno, lost to Carrà. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).





John Martin
1789 - 1854
British

Tournament Record: Placed 273th. Beat Marini, tied with Martini, lost to Haeckel. 24 votes for, 29 against (.453).




Sir John Everett Millais
1829 - 1896
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 280th. Lost to Michaelangelo and Millet. 9 votes for, 11 against (.450).

  • Placed Third in Week #93.
  • Tied for Second in Week #94. 
  • Tied for Third in Week #95.



Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  • Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #95.

 



Maurice Utrillo
1883 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 290th. Lost to Vallotton and Uccello. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Placed First in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Third in Week #91.
  • Placed First in Week #92.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #94.
  • Placed Second in Week #95.

 


Ferdinand Hodler
1853 - 1918
Swiss

Tournament Record: Placed 275th. Defeated Hans Hofmann, tied with Hockney, beat Goya, Lost to Hiroshige and Homer. 28 votes for, 34 against (.452).



Cast up to four votes in the comments by Saturday morning!