Saturday, February 13, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #98

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, Feb 20.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Chase: 7

2. Utrillo: 6
3. Martin: 5
4. Heckel: 4
4. Uccello: 4
4. Martin: 4

7. Noguchi: 2


This Week's Contest



Sir Anthony Caro
born 1924
English

Tournament Record: Tied for 265th. Lost to Carpaccio, beat Riley, beat Carracci and Catena, lost to Carrà. 21 votes for, 25 against (.457).




Erich Heckel
1883 - 1944
German

Tournament Record: Placed 268th. Tied with de Heem, lost to Hayter, beat Lely, lost to Lewis. 20 votes for, 24 against (.455).

  • Tied for 4th, Week #97. 



Paolo Uccello
1397 - 1475
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Utamaro, beat Utrillo, lost to Vieira da Silva. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).

  • Tied for Fourth, Week #97. 



John Martin
1789 - 1854
British

Tournament Record: Placed 273th. Beat Marini, tied with Martini, lost to Haeckel; beat Masaccio and lost to van Doesburg. 24 votes for, 29 against (.453).

  • Tied for Third in Week #96.
  • Placed Third in Week #97.



Ferdinand Hodler
1853 - 1918
Swiss

Tournament Record: Placed 275th. Defeated Hans Hofmann, tied with Hockney, beat Goya, Lost to Hiroshige and Homer. 28 votes for, 34 against (.452).

  • Placed First, Week #94.
  • Placed First, Week #96.


Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  • Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #95.
  • Placed Second, Week #96
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #97.



Maurice Utrillo
1883 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 290th. Lost to Vallotton and Uccello. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Placed First in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Third in Week #91.
  • Placed First in Week #92.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #94.
  • Placed Second in Week #95.
  • Tied for Third in Week #96.
  • Placed Second in Week #97.

 



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

Saturday, February 6, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #97

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, Feb 13.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Week's Results
1. Hodler: 8

2. Corot: 7
3. Martin: 5
3. Utrillo: 5

5. Millais: 4
6. Catlin: 3
7. Pollaiuolo: 1


This Week's Contest


Erich Heckel
1883 - 1944
German

Tournament Record: Placed 268th. Tied with de Heem, lost to Hayter, beat Lely, lost to Lewis. 20 votes for, 24 against (.455).



Paolo Uccello
1397 - 1475
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Utamaro, beat Utrillo, lost to Vieira da Silva. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).




Isamu Noguchi
1904 - 1988
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 269th. Lost to Nicholson, beat Nauman, lost to Nolan. 15 votes for, 18 against (.455).



John Martin
1789 - 1854
British

Tournament Record: Placed 273th. Beat Marini, tied with Martini, lost to Haeckel; beat Masaccio and lost to van Doesburg. 24 votes for, 29 against (.453).

  • Tied for Third in Week #96.


Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  • Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #95.
  • Placed Second, Week #96.

 



Maurice Utrillo
1883 - 1955
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 290th. Lost to Vallotton and Uccello. 21 votes for, 27 against (.438).
  • Placed First in Week #88. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Third in Week #91.
  • Placed First in Week #92.
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #94.
  • Placed Second in Week #95.
  • Tied for Third, Week #96.

 
 


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 & 86.
  • Tied for Second, Week #88.
  • Placed First, Week #89.
  • Placed First, Week #91.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Placed First, Week #95.




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