Saturday, February 22, 2014

The Infinite Art Tournament, Round 1: Jones v. Jordaens!

Allen Jones
b. 1937
British



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Jacob Jordaens
1593 - 1678
Dutch



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Vote for the artist of your choice!  Votes go in the comments.  Commentary and links to additional work are welcome.  Polls open for at least one month past posting.

14 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Jacob Jordaens, but partly for non-art-related reasons.

Morgan said...

Jones made me think, which was probably the point. I'll vote for him.

Nichim said...

Jordaens (this is a vote against Jones)

Christine M. said...

Jordaens

Chuckdaddy said...

Jones

Kenneth Noisewater said...

Do I even have to tell you how I'm casting my vote when there is a topless woman making a human coffee table out of herself in her leather boots, kneeing on a bearskin rug while so pleased with herself that she is looking in a mirror? I'll tell you what, if you added in a few people doing coke on that coffee table, and that might be the best piece of art ever created.

mrs.5000 said...

Jones made me think he was rather full of it. Plus, he made his masterwork by hiring a sculptor. Whereas Jordaens...well, a pretty awesome painter, with a wide body of work, in a time and place so crowded with luminaries that up until now he hadn't cracked my mental short list. A strong vote for Jordaens.

Brian Forsyth said...

Jones. I'd rather see his in a museum as interesting, but not in my house.

Ben said...

I'd rather look at Jordaens, but Jones get my vote for being more provocative.

pfly said...

Jordaens

Michael5000 said...

Jordaens for Jordaens' sake. And, I am not embarrassed by the Jones table, I'm embarrassed for the Jones table.

Michael5000 said...

Michiel Matthijssen said...

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Jordaens over Jones

Candida said...

Jordaens

Michael5000 said...

Jones got a lot more love than I expected, and it was a tied match after ten votes were cast. But then Jordaens took the last three, and wins the match 8-5. Both will go on to interesting next bouts. See ya there.