Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round TIEBREAK: Buren v. Van Dongen!

This is the other half of last week's Böcklin/Van Dyck tiebreaker.


Daniel Buren
Born 1938
French
  • Defeated Sir Edward Burne-Jones in an amazing come-from-behind single-vote victory in Round 1. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Beaten by Pieter Bruegel -- no shame in that -- in Round 2.
  • Tied with Arnold Böcklin in the Left Bracket Second Round.







Kees Van Dongen
1877 - 1968
Dutch; worked in France






Vote for the artist of your choice in the comments, or any other way that works for you. Commentary and links to additional work are welcome. Polls open for at least one month past posting, but likely much longer.

13 comments:

Christine M. said...

Daniel Buren

Morgan said...

I've been rather enjoying Buren!

lamanyana said...

Difficult, but I think I'll go with Buren, too.

Kenneth Noisewater said...

I'm kind of indifferent on this one, so I'll give the edge to the first guy because that room with all the mirrors reminds me of that scene in Bruce Lee's "The Last Dragon."

Elizabeth said...

I like Buren's cheerfully colorful installations, so he gets my vote.

But I am putting the first Kees Van Dongen painting, "That is NOT an acceptable vase of flowers," on my list of works of art I wouldn't mind owning.

Chuckdaddy said...

Van dongen

Ben said...

Van Dongen

mrs.5000 said...

I'm not crazy about either, but I'll go with Buren.

pfly said...

Van Dongen

Michael5000 said...

Like Mrs.5000 and Dr. Noisewater, I'm indifferent but will lean to Buren.

Michael5000 said...

A vote-by-mail for Buren has arrived in the posts.

Candida said...

Buren!

Michael5000 said...

Van Dongen's colorful women didn't have much of a chance in Buren's colorful hall of mirrors. Buren wins the tiebreaker 8-4, and will jump way down in the brackets to try his luck against artists whose names begin with "D."