Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Infinite Art Tournament, Round Four: Matisse v. Metsu!


It's the antepenultimate match of the Fourth Round of the Infinite Art Tournament!



Henri Matisse
1869 - 1954
French
  • Crushed Chilean Roberto Matta in Round 1.
  • Crushed fifteenth century German Hans Memling in Round 2.
  • Beat Quentin Massys in Round 3. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!







Gabriel Metsu
1629 - 1667
Dutch
  • Defeated Mario Merz in Round 1.
  • Defeated Play-In Tournament artist Jean Baptiste Oudry in Round 2.
  • Tied with Michelangelo(!) in his first try at Round 3.
  • Beat Anders Zorn by a single vote in the Round 3 tiebreaker. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!







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. Fourth-round matches are open for at least three months after posting.

14 comments:

UnwiseOwl said...

Metsu. Matisse does nothing for me.

Michael5000 said...

There are three early votes for Matisse on the Facebook feed.

Morgan said...

Metsu!

Maddy said...

Metsu.

Alex Shields said...

Metsu

Christine M. said...

Matisse

boonec1974 said...

Matisse is something else.

DrSchnell said...

Matisse

mrs.5000 said...

They're both something, but I'll go with Matisse.

Nichim said...

Metsu.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Matisse.

Michael5000 said...

I feel a little funny about this, but I'm going to go with Metsu here.

Candida said...

Metsu all day!

Michael5000 said...

Wow, that one went down to the wire! Metsu hung tough with Matisse, but came up one vote short: seven, to Matisse's eight. Matisse advances, but Metsu stays alive on the Left side, where he'll take on the winner of the Marc/Manet bout.