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Infinite Art Tournament

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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.

The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Third-Round Elimination: Sisley v. van Ruisdael!

Jacob van Ruisdael lost his first Tournament contest to Rachel Ruysch, but he didn't throw down his paintbrushes; he's won four in a row to make it to Third Round Elimination. He'll face a challenge here against Alfred Sisley, however, who has struggled through to a 4-1-1 record of his own, with his most recent wi

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The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Second-Round Elimination: Vieira da Silva v. Utamaro!

Maria Elena Vieira da Silva1908 - 1992Portuguese; worked in FranceDefeated Andrea del Verrocchio in Round 1.Lost to Vermeer in

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The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Second-Round Elimination: Toulouse-Lautrec v. Titian!

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901French Crushed Jean-François de Troy in Round 1.Lost to J.M.W. Turner in

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Time for another collision between two big-name painters from which only one can survive... unless there's a tie, of course.  Both Renoir and Rivera have lost a match, and both to the same guy: Rembrandt.  Leaving the Tournament after his Third Round match

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: Wilkie v. Weight!

Sir David Wilkie1785 - 1841BritishDrubbed by Whistler's mother's son in Round 1.Defeated Sir David Wilkie in

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Antoine Watteau1684 - 1721FrenchPasted by Waterhouse in Round 1.Lambasted 20th Century artist Tom Wesselmann in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Round Four: Turner v. Vermeer!

It's the first Saturday of the month.  Let's celebrate with another Fourth Round match!J.M.W. Turner1775 - 1850BritishCrushed Cy Twombly in

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The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Second-Round Elimination: Spilliaert v. Smith!

Here's a Second Round Elimination match between the two guys who knocked out Nicolas de Staël.  It promises to be another fine contest, unless you're a diehard Nicolas de Staël fan, in which case you'll probably be disgusted with this whole area of the brackets.

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Michael5000 v. Dickens: Oliver Twist

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The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Second-Round Elimination: Rubens v. Sluter!

The main thing that Rubens and Sluter have in common, from an Art-Historical point of view, is that they have both been burned by Michiel Sittow in this Tournament.  They meet here in Second Round Elimination, and only one of them can survive.  But whoever wins this

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At the Movies: Vertigo

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The Infinite Art Tournament, First Elimination Round #64/64

Faceoff #1: Tatlin v. ZoffanyVladimir Tatlin1885 - 1953RussianTied with Antoni Tàpies in his first shot at Round One.

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The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Second-Round Elimination: Nolan v. Tanguy!

Sir Sidney Nolan1917 - 1992AustralianTrounced minimalist Kenneth Noland in Round 1.Trounced by Georgia O'Keeffe in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Round 3: Waterhouse v. Van der Weyden!

John William Waterhouse1849 - 1917EnglishBeat Antoine Watteau decisively in Round 1.Fended off Carel Weight in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Round Two: Zurbarán v. Velázquez!

Francisco de Zurbarán1598 - 1664SpanishBeat Francesco Zuccarelli easily in Round 1.

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Alfred Wallis1855 - 1942BritishLost to Andy Warhol in Round 1 by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!Beat Edward Wadsworth in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: Vigée Le Brun v. Warhol!

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun1755 - 1842FrenchLost to M. C. Escher in Round 1.Crushed Simon Vouet in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Round Two: Vasarely v. Zorn!

Victor Vasarely1908 - 1997Hungarian; worked in France.Tied with Velázquez (!) in his first shot at Round One.Beat Vladimir Tatlin in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Round 3: Escher v. Vuillard!

M. C. Escher1898 - 1972DutchTied for First in Phase 1, Flight 4 of the Play-In Tournament.Placed Third in Phase 2, Flight 4 of the Play-In Tournament.

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: del Verrocchio v. Utamaro!

Andrea del Verrocchio1435 - 1488FlorentineThumped by Vieira da Silva in Round 1.Beat Veronese by a single vote in

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The Semi-Finals: Rego v. Pissarro!

"Semifinals" designates the Fourth

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: Uccello v. Vieira da Silva!

Paolo Uccello1397 - 1475FlorentineLost to Kitagawa Utamaro in Round 1.Defeated Maurice Utrillo in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Third Round: Sisley v. Ruysch!

Alfred Sisley1839 - 1899FrenchBeat David Alfaro Siqueiros in Round 1.Tied with Michiel Sittow in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, First Elimination Round #63/64

Faceoff #1: Tàpies v. WilsonAntoni Tàpies1923 - 2012SpanishTied with Vladimir Tatlin in his first try at Round One.

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Third Round: van Ruisdael v. Rossetti!

Jacob van Ruisdael lost his opener, but has won three straight to survive into the current match. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, meanwhile, started hot with two wins, but then lost in the Third Round. One of them will lost momentum permanently in this match, and the other will live to paint another day. Which will be wh

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: de Troy v. Titian!

Jean-François de Troy1679 - 1752FrenchStomped by Toulouse-Lautrec in Round 1.Defeated Cy Twombly in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Round Two: Wood v. Wyeth!

Grant Wood1892 - 1942AmericanBeat Wright of Derby in Round 1. 

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he Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Second Round: Tintoretto v. Toulouse-Lautrec!

Jacopo Tintoretto1518 - 1594VeniceLost to James Tissot in Round 1.trounced American Mark Tobey in

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The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Third Round: Severini v. Schiele!

Gino Severini1883 - 1966Italian; worked in FranceLost to Georges Seurat in Round 1.Walloped American George Segal in

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