Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: Masaccio v. Martin!

1401 - c.1428

Lost to Simone Martini in Round 1.
Beat Marino Marini in First Round Elimination.

John Martin
1789 - 1854

Beat Italian sculptor Marino Marini in Round 1.
Tied with Simone Martini in his first attempt at Round 2.
Lost to scientific illustrator Ernst Haeckel 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.


Morgan said...

I'm voting for my boy John Martin in this one.

DrSchnell said...


Alex said...

John Martin

pfly said...


Nichim said...


boonec1974 said...

John Martin is just too much. Masaccio!

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Martin here.

mrs.5000 said...


Michael5000 said...

Masaccio! Masaccio! A thousand times Masaccio!

Candida said...

Masaccio. But only once.

Michael5000 said...

Well, it's a tough day for Masaccio fans such as myself -- the late voting could not quite catch up with Mr. Martin's overwhelming lead, so it's the gloomy Englishman who will advance to take on Theo van Doesburg later this week.