Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Third Round: Rubens v. Sodoma!

Sir Peter Paul Rubens
1577 - 1640

Sodoma (Giovanni Antonio Bazzi)
1477 - 1549
  • Defeated living French artist Pierre Soulages in Round 1.
  • Beat twentieth century sculptor David Smith in Round 2 by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Lost to Sir Stanley Spencer in Round 3.


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.


Christine M. said...


DrSchnell said...


Morgan said...

Rubens. I like how in the first painting two of them are dead, and one of the dead ones is helping carry the other one.

Michael5000 said...

We've got Rebecca and Laurence for Rubens on FB, and Jen P. for Sodoma.

Chance said...

Oh, the pathos in both! But Reubens has just a little more pathos.

Michael5000 said...

Ooh, it's an interesting one for me, as Sodoma is pretty great considering I'd never heard of him, and Reubens always disappoints just a little.... but I'm still going to vote for Reubens on balance.

boonec1974 said...

Wow. I think they're both fantastic. I'm surprised Sodoma isn't more well known. I'll vote for him.

Sarah Braun Hamilton said...


mrs.5000 said...

I don't always love Rubens, but wow, what a Pieta. That'll keep me in his corner for now at least.