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 L├ęger
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!