Walton Ford, ‘Nantes’, 2009, Kasmin
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Walton Ford

Nantes, 2009

Etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper
47 3/4 × 36 7/8 in
121.3 × 93.7 cm
Edition of 65
.
$10,000 - 15,000
Location
New York
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About the work
Kasmin
New York

Image: 39 3/4 x 29 7/8 inches; 101 x 75.9 cm

Sheet: 47 3/4 x 36 7/8 inches; 121.3 x 93.7 cm

Medium
Walton Ford
American, b. 1960
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Turning the work of naturalist and painter John James Audubon on its head, Walton Ford imbues the flora and fauna in his own watercolors and prints with sex, violence, and melodrama. His aim is to satirically comment on the history of colonialism, slavery, and other forms of oppression. The beauty and naturalism of his meticulously rendered scenes belie their comedic grotesqueness. As he explains, “I think that there’s almost no subject that you can’t treat with some humor, no matter how brutal it can seem.”

Walton Ford, ‘Nantes’, 2009, Kasmin
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About the work
Kasmin
New York

Image: 39 3/4 x 29 7/8 inches; 101 x 75.9 cm

Sheet: 47 3/4 x 36 7/8 inches; 121.3 x 93.7 cm

Medium
Walton Ford
American, b. 1960
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Turning the work of naturalist and painter John James Audubon on its head, Walton Ford imbues the flora and fauna in his own watercolors and prints with sex, violence, and melodrama. His aim is to satirically comment on the history of colonialism, slavery, and other forms of oppression. The beauty and naturalism of his meticulously rendered scenes belie their comedic grotesqueness. As he explains, “I think that there’s almost no subject that you can’t treat with some humor, no matter how brutal it can seem.”

Walton Ford

Nantes, 2009

Etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper
47 3/4 × 36 7/8 in
121.3 × 93.7 cm
Edition of 65
.
$10,000 - 15,000
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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