Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: de Staël v. Smith!

Nicolas de Staël
1914 - 1955
Russian; worked in France

Pounded by Léon Spilliaert in Round 1.
Defeated Chaim Soutine in First Round Elimination.






David Smith
1906 - 1965
American

Beat Frans Snyders by a single vote in Round 1. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
Lost to Venetian master Sodoma 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.

11 comments:

UnwiseOwl said...

de Stael.

Nichim said...

de Staël

cmannix said...

Smith

Morgan said...

de Staël, after some deliberation.

Chuckdaddy said...

Strong vote for Smith.

Michael5000 said...

I like Smith. He's got that whimsy thing going on.

DrSchnell said...

Smith

mrs.5000 said...

I prefer the organic mechanic, the aptly-named Smith.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Smith.

Candida said...

Smith.

Michael5000 said...

De Staël can't hang on to an early 3-1 lead, and the organic mechanic puts together six straight votes to claim a 7-3 win. Who says that competitive art isn't thrilling?