Saturday, March 4, 2017

The Semi-Finals: Gabo v. Feininger!

"Semifinals" designates the Fourth to Seventh Rounds of the Infinite Art Tournament.  This is a Left Bracket Fourth Round Match.  It pits Naum Gabo (5-1, 45-24, .652) against Lyonel Feininger (3-1, 31-18, .633).  Feininger reenters play after losing to Thomas Eakins in a December 2013 Round 3 match; Gabo got here by knocking out Fragonard (3-2, 31-35, .470) in Third Round Elimination.

Naum Gabo
1890 - 1977

Lyonel Feininger
1871 - 1956
American; worked internationally
  • Crushed Jean Fautrier in Round 1.
  • Held off Carel Fabritius in Round 2 by a two-vote swing. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Made it by Tsugouharu Foujita in Round 3
  • Lost to Thomas Eakins in Round 4 by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!


Christine M. said...


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Morgan said...

Gabo's neat, but Feininger's prettier. Feininger.

mrs.5000 said...

Owie, I have great fondness for them both. But especially Feininger, I find.

UnwiseOwl said...

Feininger. Saw a couple of his works in Dublin earlier this year and fell in love. He doesn't always kick a goal, but when he does it really is divine.

DrSchnell said...


Nichim said...

Oh gosh, tough, only actually not as tough as I want it to be. My instincts say clearly Feininger. Can't believe I'm voting for paint over string, but there you have it. The medium is not the message.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Feininger.

Michael5000 said...

Feininger. Gabo's stuff is cool in principle, but always looks kind of tatty in person.

pfly said...

I think I've said this before: I have a special fondness for Gabo.