Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Semi-Finals: Klimt v. de La Tour!





"Semifinals" designates the Fourth to Seventh Rounds of the Infinite Art Tournament.  This is a Left Bracket Fourth Round Match between Gustav Klimt (5-1, 51-20, .718) and Georges de la Tour (3-1, 34-16, .680).  Leaving the Tournament after falling to Klimt is play-in artist Banksy (3-2, 33-28, .541).


Gustav Klimt
1862 - 1918
Austrian







Georges de La Tour
1593 - 1652
French
  • Trounced Peter Lanyon in Round 1.
  • Walloped animal specialist Sir Edwin Landseer in Round 2.
  • Overcame the Czech abstract painter Frantisek Kupka in Round 3, but only by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Lost to Denmark's Peter Severin Krøyer in a Round 4 single-vote thriller. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!






12 comments:

Morgan said...

La Tour.

UnwiseOwl said...

Undoubtedly Klimt.

Alex Shields said...

Klimt

Maddy said...

Klimt.

Christine M. said...

Klimt

mrs.5000 said...

Klimt. I like de la Tour, but Klimt is just so unmistakably Klimt.

boonec1974 said...

La Tour isn't in Klimt's league.

pfly said...

yay a semifinal that isn't hard! Klimt.

DrSchnell said...

Despite seeing one too many dorm room posters of Klimt, I'm gonna vote for him.

Candida said...

I keep thinking that I understand Klimt but feel de la Tour, so I'm going for the latter. I just don't feel Klimt.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes by mail for Klimt.

Michael5000 said...

De la Tour for me.