Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #86


I've had trouble getting back in gear after the Big Smoke.  Cast votes for up to four of these seven artists by Saturday, October 24.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Long: 5
2. Legar: 4
2. Lowry: 4
2. Gozzolli: 4
2. Cragg: 4
6. Kelly: 2
7. Fouquet: 1


This Week's Contest


László Moholy-Nagy
1895 - 1946
Hungarian; worked in Germany and U.S.

Tournament Record: Tied for 297th. Tied with Mondrian, lost to Modigliani, beat Ramsay, lost to Redon. 20 votes for, 26 against (.435).





Simone Martini
c.1284 - 1344
Sienese

Tournament Record: Tied for 297th. Defeated Masaccio, tied with Martin, beat Ramsay, lost to Marc and van Doesburg. 20 votes for, 26 against (.435).



Fernand Léger
1881 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Placed 304th. Tied with Leighton, beat Lawrence, lost to Monet, beat Giorgio Morandi, lost to Morisot. 25 votes for, 33 against (.431).

  • Placed First in Ladder Week #83.
  • Tied for Second in Week #85.




L.S. Lowry
1887 - 1973
British

Tournament Record: Placed 305th. Defeated Lucas van Leyden, lost to Andy Goldsworthy, tied with Maillol, lost to the Master of Moulins. 21 votes for, 28 against (.429). 

  • Placed Second, Week #83. 
  • Placed Second, Week #84. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #85. 




Benozzo Gozzoli
1421 - 1497
Florentine

Tournament Record: Placed 332nd. Lost to El Greco and Jan van Goyen. 10 votes for, 14 against (.417).
  • Tied for First, Week #73. 
  • Tied for First, Week #75. 
  • Tied for First, Week #77.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Tied for Third, Week #81.
  • Placed Second, Week #82.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #83.
  • Placed Third, Week #84.
  • Tied for Second, Week #85.




Tony Cragg
born 1949
English

Tournament Record:Placed 334th. Tied with Cozens, Lost to Andy Goldsworthy, Lambasted Lucas van Leyden, lost to Mabuse. 22 votes for, 31 against (.415).
  • Tied for First in Week #72.
  • Tied for Third, Week #74.
  • Placed Third, Week #75.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #76.
  • Placed Third, Week #77.
  • Placed Second, Week #78.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Placed Second, Week #81.
  • Tied for Third, Week #82.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #83.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #84.
  • Tied for Second, Week #85.




William Merritt Chase
1849 - 1916
American

Tournament Record:Tied for 439th. Beaten by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Christo. 6 votes for, 14 votes against (.300).
  • Placed Second, Week #26.
  • Tied for First, Week #27.
  • Placed First, Week #29.
  • Placed First, Week #31.
  • Tied for Second, Week #33. 
  • Tied for Second again, Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #37, 39, & 41. 
  • Tied for First in Week #43.
  • Placed First, Weeks #45, 47, 49 & 51.
  • Placed First again in Week #53.  He took his bye in Week #54, and then waited a few weeks for the Ladder to catch back up to him.
  • Placed First in Week #57. 
  • Tied for First in Week #59. 
  • Placed First in Week #61. 
  • Tied for First in Week #63.
  • Placed First in Week #65. 
  • Placed Second in Week #67. 
  • Tied for First in Week #68. 
  • First Place, Week #70. 
  • Tied for First in Week #72. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #74, 76, 78, 80, 82, & 84.




Cast up to four votes in the comments by Saturday morning!

Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #85


Sorry about the delay, I couldn't see the art through all the smoke.  Cast votes for up to four of these seven artists by Saturday, October 3.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 8
2. Lowry: 7
3. Gozzolli: 5
4. Cragg: 4
5. Moreau: 3
5. Bassano: 3
7. Tatlin: 0


This Week's Contest



Richard Long
born 1945
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Defeated Longhi, lost to Benton and Lorenzetti. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).




Ellsworth Kelly
1923-2015
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Lost to Kiefer, beat Kauffman, lost to Cartier-Bresson, and then passed away a year later. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).




Jean Fouquet
1425 - c. 1480
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Lost to Foujita, beat Flavin, lost to Fabritius. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).




Fernand Léger
1881 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Placed 304th. Tied with Leighton, beat Lawrence, lost to Monet, beat Giorgio Morandi, lost to Morisot. 25 votes for, 33 against (.431).

  • Placed First in Ladder Week #83.



L.S. Lowry
1887 - 1973
British

Tournament Record: Placed 305th. Defeated Lucas van Leyden, lost to Andy Goldsworthy, tied with Maillol, lost to the Master of Moulins. 21 votes for, 28 against (.429). 

  • Placed Second, Week #83. 
  • Placed Second, Week #84. 



Benozzo Gozzoli
1421 - 1497
Florentine

Tournament Record: Placed 332nd. Lost to El Greco and Jan van Goyen. 10 votes for, 14 against (.417).
  • Tied for First, Week #73. 
  • Tied for First, Week #75. 
  • Tied for First, Week #77.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Tied for Third, Week #81.
  • Placed Second, Week #82.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #83.
  • Placed Third, Week #84.




Tony Cragg
born 1949
English

Tournament Record:Placed 334th. Tied with Cozens, Lost to Andy Goldsworthy, Lambasted Lucas van Leyden, lost to Mabuse. 22 votes for, 31 against (.415).
  • Tied for First in Week #72.
  • Tied for Third, Week #74.
  • Placed Third, Week #75.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #76.
  • Placed Third, Week #77.
  • Placed Second, Week #78.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Placed Second, Week #81.
  • Tied for Third, Week #82.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #83.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #84.
 




Cast up to four votes in the comments by Saturday morning!

Saturday, August 29, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #84


Cast votes for up to four of these seven artists by Saturday, August 29.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Léger: 8
2. Lowry: 6
3. Tatlin: 5
4. Cragg: 4
4. Gozzolli: 4
6. Matta: 3
7. Appel: -1


This Week's Contest



Jacopo Bassano
1510 - 1592
Italian

Tournament Record: Tied for 299th. Defeated Batoni, lost to Basquiat and Gentile Bellini. 16 votes for, 21 against (.432).





Gustave Moreau
1826 - 1898
French

Tournament Record: Placed for 303rd. Beat Morandi and Morisot, lost to Monet and the Master of Moulins. 19 votes for, 25 against (.432).





L.S. Lowry
1887 - 1973
British

Tournament Record: Placed 305th. Defeated Lucas van Leyden, lost to Andy Goldsworthy, tied with Maillol, lost to the Master of Moulins. 21 votes for, 28 against (.429). 

  • Placed Second, Week #83. 



Vladimir Tatlin
1885 - 1953
Russian

Tournament Record: Placed 311th. Tied with Tàpies, lost to Vasarely, tied with Zoffany, and lost to Thiebaud. 17 votes for, 23 against (.425).

  • Placed First in Week #81. 
  • Placed Third, Week #83.





Benozzo Gozzoli
1421 - 1497
Florentine

Tournament Record: Placed 332nd. Lost to El Greco and Jan van Goyen. 10 votes for, 14 against (.417).
  • Tied for First, Week #73. 
  • Tied for First, Week #75. 
  • Tied for First, Week #77.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Tied for Third, Week #81.
  • Placed Second, Week #82.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #83.




Tony Cragg
born 1949
English

Tournament Record:Placed 334th. Tied with Cozens, Lost to Andy Goldsworthy, Lambasted Lucas van Leyden, lost to Mabuse. 22 votes for, 31 against (.415).
  • Tied for First in Week #72.
  • Tied for Third, Week #74.
  • Placed Third, Week #75.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #76.
  • Placed Third, Week #77.
  • Placed Second, Week #78.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Placed Second, Week #81.
  • Tied for Third, Week #82.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #83.
 



William Merritt Chase
1849 - 1916
American

Tournament Record:Tied for 439th. Beaten by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Christo. 6 votes for, 14 votes against (.300).
  • Placed Second, Week #26.
  • Tied for First, Week #27.
  • Placed First, Week #29.
  • Placed First, Week #31.
  • Tied for Second, Week #33. 
  • Tied for Second again, Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #37, 39, & 41. 
  • Tied for First in Week #43.
  • Placed First, Weeks #45, 47, 49 & 51.
  • Placed First again in Week #53.  He took his bye in Week #54, and then waited a few weeks for the Ladder to catch back up to him.
  • Placed First in Week #57. 
  • Tied for First in Week #59. 
  • Placed First in Week #61. 
  • Tied for First in Week #63.
  • Placed First in Week #65. 
  • Placed Second in Week #67. 
  • Tied for First in Week #68. 
  • First Place, Week #70. 
  • Tied for First in Week #72. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #74, 76, 78, 80, and 82.
 



Cast up to four votes in the comments by Saturday morning!

Sunday, August 23, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #83


Cast votes for up to four of these seven artists by Saturday, August 22.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 9(!)
2. Gozzolli: 5
3. Cragg: 4
3.
Matta: 4
5. Moroni: 3
5. Morandi: 3
7. Epstein: 1


This Week's Contest



Fernand Léger
1881 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Placed 304th. Tied with Leighton, beat Lawrence, lost to Monet, beat Giorgio Morandi, lost to Morisot. 25 votes for, 33 against (.431).





L.S. Lowry
1887 - 1973
British

Tournament Record: Placed 305th. Defeated Lucas van Leyden, lost to Andy Goldsworthy, tied with Maillol, lost to the Master of Moulins. 21 votes for, 28 against (.429). 





Karel Appel
1921 - 2006
Dutch; worked internationally

Tournament Record: Placed 306th. Lost to Archipenko, beat Arp, lost to Anguissola. 18 votes for, 24 against (.429).




Vladimir Tatlin
1885 - 1953
Russian

Tournament Record: Placed 311th. Tied with Tàpies, lost to Vasarely, tied with Zoffany, and lost to Thiebaud. 17 votes for, 23 against (.425).

  • Placed First in Week #81.





Roberto Sebastian Echaurren Matta
1911 - 2002
Chile

Tournament Record: Placed 312th. Lost to Matisse, defeated Mengs and de Heem, tied with Laurencin, lost to Renoir. 28 votes for, 38 against (.424).

  • Placed Second, Week #80.
  • Tied for Third, Week #81.
  • Tied for Third, Week #82.



Benozzo Gozzoli
1421 - 1497
Florentine

Tournament Record: Placed 332nd. Lost to El Greco and Jan van Goyen. 10 votes for, 14 against (.417).
  • Tied for First, Week #73. 
  • Tied for First, Week #75. 
  • Tied for First, Week #77.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Tied for Third, Week #81.
  • Placed Second, Week #82.
 


Tony Cragg
born 1949
English

Tournament Record:Placed 334th. Tied with Cozens, Lost to Andy Goldsworthy, Lambasted Lucas van Leyden, lost to Mabuse. 22 votes for, 31 against (.415).
  • Tied for First in Week #72.
  • Tied for Third, Week #74.
  • Placed Third, Week #75.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #76.
  • Placed Third, Week #77.
  • Placed Second, Week #78.
  • Tied for First, Week #79.
  • Placed Second, Week #81.
  • Tied for Third, Week #82.



Cast up to four votes in the comments by Saturday morning!