Thursday, September 20, 2018

Left Bracket Fourth Round Elimination: Seurat v. Rubens!




This Left Bracket Fourth Round Elimination Match pits Georges Seurat (5-1, 45-24, .652) against Peter Paul Rubens (6-1-2, 68-35, .660). They have knocked Stanley Spencer (3-2, 38-23, .623) and Kurt Schwitters (3-2, 31-29, .517), respectively, out of the Tournament.


Georges Seurat
1859 - 1891
French







Sir Peter Paul Rubens
1577 - 1640
Flemish






Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Left Bracket Round Four: Velázquez v. Van der Weyden!





This Left Bracket Fourth Round Match is between Diego de Silva y Velázquez (4-1, 33-21, .611) and Rogier Van der Weyden (3-1, 30-21, .588). Quentin Massys (3-2-1, 37-37, .500) leaves us after losing big to Velázquez.


Diego de Silva y Velázquez
1599 - 1660
Spanish







Rogier Van der Weyden
1399ish - 1464
Dutch
  • Came from behind to beat Benjamin West in Round 1.
  • Came from way behind to take down Whistler in Round 2.
  • Beat John William Waterhouse easily in Round 3.
  • Lost to M. C. Escher in Round 4.





Thursday, September 6, 2018

Left Bracket Round Four: Whistler v. Wyeth!





This All-American Left Bracket Fourth Round Match is between James Whistler (5-1, 55-28, .663) and Andrew Wyeth (3-1, 49-12, .803). Leaving the Tournament is Maurice de Vlaminck (4-2, 48-46, .514), who fell to Whistler in a close match.


James Abbot McNeill Whistler
1834 - 1903
American; worked in Britain







Andrew Wyeth
1917 - 2009
American
  • Defeated Jack Butler Yeats in Round 1.
  • Crushed fellow American Grant Wood in Round 2.
  • Trounced Frederic Leighton in Round 3.
  • Lost to Michelangelo by a single vote in Round 4. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!






Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Left Bracket Round Four: Miró v. Haeckel!





This Left Bracket Fourth Round Match is between Joan Miró (5-1-1, 44-31, .587) and Ernst Haeckel (4-1-1, 43-23, .652). Leaving the Tournament after losing to Miró is Portugal's Maria Elena Vieira da Silva (4-2-1, 41-40, .506).


Joan Miró
1893 - 1983
Spanish







Ernst Haeckel
1834 - 1919
German