Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Infinite Art Tournament, Round 3: Adams v. Lissitzky!

Ansel Adams
1902 - 1994
American

Tied for First place in Phase 1, Flight 4, with a voting score of .733.
Tied for Second in Phase 2, Flight 1 of the Play-In Tournament with a voting score of .417.
Survived the Phase 2 Tiebreaker.
Held on to beat John Constable in Round 1.
Trounced Switzerland's Jean-Étienne Liotard in Round 2.








El Lissitzky
1890 - 1941
Russian

Defeated 15th century German Stefan Lochner in Round 1.
Got all modern on Fra Filippo Lippi 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.

15 comments:

Morgan said...

I like Adams, but I like Lissitzky more.

Elizabeth Farquhar said...

Adams all the way for me.

Christine M. said...

Adams

lamanyana said...

Lissitzky, I guess. They're hard to compare, though.

DrSchnell said...

Apples v. Oranges!

Adams' Apples for me.

boonec1974 said...

Groan. I like these two so much for such different reasons. This match-up really is like apples and oranges to me. They're both tasty! The Lissitzky... for now...

Ben said...

I have to vote for Adams, but I do like Lissitzky!

mrs.5000 said...

This is a killer. And, yes, it's kind of cool they're even from the same planet. One wants to throw a dinner party, just to have them sit next to each other. I have to go with El Lissitzky. (I have a hard time leaving off his first name, since for decades I always heard it together, and still tend to think of him as, you know, something like "El Toro" or "El Loco." Yes, despite the salient Russianitude.)

pfly said...

Tough and weird one. I'll say (flips coin) Lissitzky.

Kenneth Noisewater said...

I will take old Ansel in this one. Way to crush those landscapes! Get it!

Michael5000 said...

Two Lissizky votes for Linda and Mariah on the Facebook feed.

Michael5000 said...

Lissitzky, says Susan.

Michael5000 said...

I'm joining the Lissizky wave.

Candida said...

I'm not always pro-Adams, and I do like the Lissitzky, but today it's Adams.

Michael5000 said...

After a tough contest, Lissitzky piled up some votes towards the end to claim victory with 9 votes against 6. Mr. Adams will have to see if he can stay alive in the Left Bracket.