Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Infinite Art Tournament, First Elimination Round #58/64



Faceoff #1: Tanguy v. Ter Borch

Yves Tanguy
1890 - 1955
French

Lost to Rufino Tamayo in Round 1 by a two-vote swing. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!



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Gerard Ter Borch
1617 - 1681
Dutch

Lost to David Teniers in Round 1.






Faceoff #2: Thiebaud v. Tiepolo

Wayne Thiebaud
Born 1920
American

Lost to Hendrick Terbrugghen in Round 1 by a two-vote swing. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!



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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
1696 - 1770
Venetian

Deafeated by Jean Tinguely in Round 1.





Vote for the two artists of your choice! Votes generally go in the comments, but have been known to arrive by email, by postcard, or in a sealed envelope.

Please note that you may vote only once in each face-off.  Opining that both of the artists in one of the two face-offs is superior to the other is fine, but casting your votes for two artists in the same face-off is not permissible.

11 comments:

cmannix said...

Ter Borch and Thiebaud

Morgan said...

Ter Borch on top, and Thiebaud over Mr. Cardboard-Cutouts on the bottom.

DrSchnell said...

Tanguy and Tiepolo

Nichim said...

I'll take both of the first ones.

boonec1974 said...

A vote for floating metal things and a vote against little desserts.

mrs.5000 said...

Ter Borch and Tiepolo!

pfly said...

Tanguy for sure. And, um, Thiebaud?

Michael5000 said...

Both of the top guys over both of the -- d'oh!!!

I guess I'll go with Tanguy up top. And I guess I'll go with Tiepolo down below.

Michael5000 said...

Susan says " #1 - Ter Borch #2 - Thiebaud"

Candida said...

Ter Borch and Tiepolo.

Michael5000 said...

Well, seems that we've got us a good old-fashioned TIE between Tanguy and Terborch! That will let us go into action immediately to resolve the Noland-Nolde Tie of '15. And by "immediately," I mean Tuesday. We'll leave the bottom match open while that's getting taken care of, so if you have a pick on the Thiebaud/Tiepolo front, now's the time to say.