Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The Infinite Art Tournament, First Elimination Round TIEBREAK!



Faceoff #1: Thiebaud v. Tatlin

Wayne Thiebaud
Born 1920
American

Lost to Hendrick Terbrugghen in Round 1 by a two-vote swing. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
Tied with Tiepolo in First Round Elimination.




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Vladimir Tatlin
1885 - 1953
Russian

Tied with Antoni Tàpies in his first shot at Round One.
Lost to Victor Vasarely in Round 1.
Tied with Johann Zoffany in First Round Elimination.







Faceoff #2: Tiepolo v. Zoffany

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
1696 - 1770
Venetian

Deafeated by Jean Tinguely in Round 1.
Tied with Wayne Thiebaud in First Round Elimination.






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Johann Zoffany
1733 - 1810
German; worked in Britain and India

Lost to Anders Zorn in Round 1.
Tied with Vladimir Tatlin in First Round Elimination.






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.

13 comments:

Morgan said...

Thiebaud on top, Zoffany on the bottom, both of the top over both of the bottom.

DrSchnell said...

Tatlin,Zoffany

Christine M. said...

Thiebaud, Zoffany

Alex Shields said...

Thiebaud, Zoffany

Michael5000 said...

Mariah votes for Tatlin here. Just Tatlin.

Herpes de L'amour said...

Zoffany!

Michael5000 said...

Ann votes for Thiebaud here. Just Thiebaud.

boonec1974 said...

Nora and I both go with Zoffany, but split on the top contest.

mrs.5000 said...

I'll go with Thiebaud and Zoffany.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Thiebaud and Tiepolo.

Michael5000 said...

And I don't have much enthusiasm here for anybody. There, I said it.

Candida said...

Tatlin and Zoffany.

Michael5000 said...

And we've wrapped up First Round Elimination with two artists beating two other artists! To be more specific, Thiebaud has beaten Tatlin and will stay alive to take on Teniers up in his original brackets slot. Zoffany tramples all over Tiepolo, nine votes to one -- Tiepolo has perhaps gone out of style? -- and will also stay in his original brackets slot, taking on Zurbaran. Fans of First Round Elimination may now rend their garments.