Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: de Kooning v. Kokoschka!

Willem de Kooning
1904 - 1997
Dutch; worked in the United States

Lost to Jeff Koons in Round 1.
Lambasted Leon Kossoff in First Round Elimination.






Oskar Kokoschka
1886 - 1980
Austrian; worked internationally

Defeated Sir Godfrey Kneller easily in Round 1.
Lost badly to Domenico Ghirlandaio in Round 2.






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.

14 comments:

Christine M. said...

de Kooning

Morgan said...

Kokoschka

DrSchnell said...

Kokoschka

Ben said...

Kokoschka

boonec1974 said...

De Kooning would do really well for me in the "Infinite Worst of These Artists" tournament you will never have. I'll go Kokoschka.

Michael5000 said...

Two votes for Kokoschka from Linda and Mariah on the FB feed.

Elizabeth Farquhar said...

Kokoschka is much easier on the eyes.

lamanyana said...

Kokoschka

mrs.5000 said...

Kokoschka, by gosh.

Elliott said...

Kooning needs to learn to draw. Kokoschka.

Michael5000 said...

Kokoschka. And Elliott might be on to something.

pfly said...

Kokoschka!

Michael5000 said...

An emailed vote for Kokoschka, from Susan.

Michael5000 said...

De Kooning got the first vote, but Kokoshcka got the last thirteen. He'll take on Hausmann in the next contest.