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Infinite Art Tournament: the Life and Times of Michael5000

http://michael5000.blogspot.com/

Located in Portland

Last update: May 26th, 2015 at 12:30 am

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The Infinite Art Tournament frees art appreciation from the straitjackets of chronology and categorical conventions in order to place it in a new straitjacket of its own devising. The IAT further seeks to delight its community of bracingly intelligent and drop-dead sexy readers with glib but cheerful dispatches from the worlds of literature, film, the visual arts, music, Shakespeare, chemistry, postal ephemera, vexillology, and hagiography.

Filippino Lippi1457 - 1504FlorentineLost to his father in Round 1.Crushed fifteenth century German Stefan Lochner in

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Michael5000 at the imdb Top 250, part

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It's:

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László Moholy-Nagy1895 - 1946Hungarian; worked in Germany and U.S.

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Winslow Homer1836 - 1910AmericanBeat the great German expatriate Hans Holbein in an unusually high-octane Round 1 match.Lost to Dutch master Pieter De H

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John Martin1789 - 1854BritishBeat Italian sculptor Marino Marini in Round 1.

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Paula Modersohn-Becker1876 - 1907German

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John Constable1776 - 1837EnglishTied with Thomas Cole in his initial Round 1 outing, in September 2012.Lost to Ansel Adams in

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May's Element of the Month:Bromine! Br35Atomic Mass: 79.904 amuMelting Point: -7.2 °CBoiling Point: 58.8 °CWhen you think "liquid element," you think of Mercury, am I right?  Of

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Ernst Haeckel1834 - 1919GermanFinished Second in Phase 1, Flight 1 of the Play-In Tournament, with a voting score of .800. Finished Second in

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It's the exciting debut of the sixth bracket sheet.Sir Thomas Lawrence1769 - 1830BritishTied with Marie Laurencin in his

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Sol LeWitt1928 - 2007AmericanLost to Britain's Wyndham Lewis in Round 1.Won easily against Roy Lichtenstein in

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Erich Heckel1883 - 1944GermanTied with Jan Davidsz de Heem in his Tournament debut.Lost to Stanley William Hayter in his second try at

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"Semifinals" designates the Fourth

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You know what we haven't had around here for a while?  A grudge match, that's what!  Gustav Klimt really beat up on Franz Kline back in Round 1, but then fell to Paul Klee to end up in the Left Bracket himself.  Meanwhile, Kline has done fairly well for himself against International Blue Klein and Er

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Sir Peter Lely1618 - 1680Dutch; worked in Britain

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Paul Klee1879 - 1940GermanBeat Yves Klein black and blue, mostly blue, in Round 1.

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Banksyb. 1974BritishFinished First in Phase 1, Flight 11 of the Play-In Tournament with a voting score of .909.Tied for First in

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Michael5000 vs The BeatlesPlease Please Me (May 2011) With the Beatles

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