Saturday, January 9, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #93

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, January 16.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Whenever's Results
1. Utrillo: 7
2. Corot: 6
3. Derain: 4
3. van Eyck: 4
5. Long: 3
5. Dou: 3
7. Schad: 1


This Week's Contest



Marcel Broodthaers
1924 - 1976
Belgian

Tournament Record: Placed 279th. Lost to Brown, tied with Brauner, lost to Böcklin. 18 votes for, 22 against (.450).





Sir John Everett Millais
1829 - 1896
British

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




Alexei von Jawlensky
1864 - 1941
Russian; worked in Germany

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




Jan Van Eyck
1390ish - 1441
Dutch

Tournament Record: Placed 282nd. Beat Etty and Estes, lost to Eakins and Fabritius. 22 votes for, 27 against (.449).

  • Tied for Third Place in Week #92



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.



André Derain
1880 - 1954
French

Tournament Record: Placed 295th. Lost to Diebenkorn and Denis. 12 votes for, 15 against (.444).
  • Placed Second in Week #89. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Second in Week #91.
  • Tied for Third in Week #92.




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.



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

Sunday, December 6, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #92

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, December 12.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 7
2. Derain: 6
3. Utrillo: 5
4. Long: 4
5. de Heem: 3
6. Bronzino: 2
7. Lowry: 1


This Week's Contest



Jan Van Eyck
1390ish - 1441
Dutch
Tournament Record: Placed 282nd. Beat Etty and Estes, lost to Eakins and Fabritius. 22 votes for, 27 against (.449).





Gerrard Dou
1613 - 1675
Dutch

Tournament Record: Placed 283rd. Tied with Dove, lost to Oudry, beat Merz, lost to Miró. 22 votes for, 27 against (.449).





Christian Schad
1894 - 1982
German

Tournament Record: Placed 284th. Lost to Schiele, beat Schmidt-Rottluff, lost to van Scorel. 13 votes for, 16 against (.448).




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.




André Derain
1880 - 1954
French

Tournament Record: Placed 295th. Lost to Diebenkorn and Denis. 12 votes for, 15 against (.444).
  • Placed Second in Week #89. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Second in Week #91.




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.



Richard Long
born 1945
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Defeated Longhi, lost to Benton and Lorenzetti. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).

  • Placed First in Week #85.
  • Tied for Third in Week #87. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #89. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #90. 
  • Placed Fourth in Week #91. 






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

Sunday, November 29, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #91

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, December 5.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Corot: 8
2. Derain: 4
2. Utrillo: 4
4. Long: 3
4. Lowry: 3
7. Memling: 2
7. Wood: 2


This Week's Contest


Agnolo Bronzino
1503-1572
Italian (Florentine)

Tournament Record: Placed 285th. Beat Brauner, lost to Brown and Jan Bruegel. 17 votes for, 21 against (.447).




Jan Davidsz de Heem
1606 - c. 1683
Dutch

Tournament Record: Placed 286th. Tied with Heckel, beat Laurencin, lost to Massys and Matta. 21 votes for, 26 against (.447).





André Derain
1880 - 1954
French

Tournament Record: Placed 295th. Lost to Diebenkorn and Denis. 12 votes for, 15 against (.444).
  • Placed Second in Week #89. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.



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.


Richard Long
born 1945
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Defeated Longhi, lost to Benton and Lorenzetti. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).

  • Placed First in Week #85.
  • Tied for Third in Week #87. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #89. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #90. 



L.S. Lowry
1887 - 1973
British

Tournament Record: Placed 305th. Defeated Lucas van Leyden, lost to Andy Goldsworthy, tied with Maillol, lost to the Master of Moulins. 21 votes for, 28 against (.429). 

  • Placed Second, Week #83. 
  • Placed Second, Week #84. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #85. 
  • Tied for Third in Week #86.
  • Tied for First in Week #87. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #89.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #90.



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 #90.



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

Saturday, November 21, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #90

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, November 28.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 7
2. Derain: 6
3. Wood: 5
4. Long: 4
4. Lowry: 4
6. Ruysch: 1
7. Sherman: 0


This Week's Contest



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).





Hans Memling
1433 - 1494
German; worked in Flanders

Tournament Record: Placed 289th. Beat Mengs, lost to Matisse and Laurencin. 16 votes for, 20 against (.444).




André Derain
1880 - 1954
French

Tournament Record: Placed 295th. Lost to Diebenkorn and Denis. 12 votes for, 15 against (.444).

  • Placed Second in Week #89.




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.




Grant Wood
1892 - 1942
American

Tournament Record: Placed 292nd. Beat Wright of Derby, lost to Wyeth, beat Wilson, lost a grudge match with Wright of Derby. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #88.
  • Placed Third, Week #89.




Richard Long
born 1945
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Defeated Longhi, lost to Benton and Lorenzetti. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).
  • Placed First in Week #85.
  • Tied for Third in Week #87. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #89. 




L.S. Lowry
1887 - 1973
British

Tournament Record: Placed 305th. Defeated Lucas van Leyden, lost to Andy Goldsworthy, tied with Maillol, lost to the Master of Moulins. 21 votes for, 28 against (.429). 

  • Placed Second, Week #83. 
  • Placed Second, Week #84. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #85. 
  • Tied for Third in Week #86.
  • Tied for First in Week #87. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #89.




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