Tuesday, January 5, 2016

The Infinite Art Tournament, Round One: Leighton v. Modersohn-Becker!

It's First Round First Week in the Infinite Art Tournament.  As things get back to normal after the holidays and we all catch up on our household chores and deferred voting, we'll feature a week of nothing but First Round matches.  It will help with the timing and such.

Frederic Leighton
1830 - 1896

Tied with Fernand L├ęger in his first try at Round One.

Paula Modersohn-Becker
1876 - 1907

Tied with Modigliani in her first try at Round One.


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.


Christine M. said...


Morgan said...


Ben said...


pfly said...

Um. Hmm. Leighton?

boonec1974 said...

A vote against Modersohn-Becker

Nichim said...


Michael5000 said...

I'm going to go with Modersohn-Becker on the strength of the still life only.

mrs.5000 said...


Michael5000 said...

Susan casts a vote-by-mail for Leighton.

Candida said...

Leighton, by far.

Michael5000 said...

Ooh, it's a TIE! Leighton and M-B lock up at five votes apiece. That will cause some crazy doings down the road, and we'll see them again as they reenter the tournament later in the year.