Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Left Bracket Round Four: Kupka v. Kandinsky!

"Semifinals" designates the Fourth to Seventh Rounds of the Infinite Art Tournament.  This is a Left Bracket Fourth Round Match between Frantisek Kupka (4-1-1, 39-29, .574) and Wassily Kandinsky (3-1-1, 37-20, .649). Leaving the Tournament after falling to Manet is Frank Stella (4-2-1, 44-31, .587).

Frantisek Kupka
1871 - 1957
Czech; worked in France

Wassily Kandinsky
1866 - 1944
Russian; worked internationally
  • Defeated Willem Kalf decisively in Round 1.
  • Beat play-in photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson in Round 2.
  • Beat Anish Kapoor easily in Round 3.
  • Tied with his old roommate Paul Klee in his first try at Round 4.
  • Lost to Thomas Hart Benton in Round 4 by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!


Christine M. said...


Morgan said...

Love me some Kupka

UnwiseOwl said...

Kandinsky for me, I would happily have any of his on my wall.

Dr. Kenneth Noisewater said...

First guy.

I'm feeling first guy here.

boonec1974 said...

An apples to apples for me where the Kandinsky apple is clearly better. I think he's amazing.

mrs.5000 said...

Kandinsky, yes!

DrSchnell said...


Michael5000 said...

Well, Kandinsky seems like the better of these two apples, sure.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes-by-mail for Kandinsky.

Nichim said...

Kupka! Kandinsky is one of those who has an aesthetic that I appreciate but don't actually enjoy. I like Kupka's pictures better.

Pfly said...