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Kasmin is pleased to present Barbary, a new body of large-scale watercolors by Walton Ford that will inaugurate the gallery’s flagship space in Chelsea, New York.

The series is a result of over eighteen years of research by Ford into the iconic Barbary lion. This subspecies—the subject of a long, ongoing cultural fascination—historically ranged across the Atlas Mountains of North Africa, but has …

Kasmin is pleased to present Barbary, a new body of large-scale watercolors by Walton Ford that will inaugurate the gallery’s flagship space in Chelsea, New York.

The series is a result of over eighteen years of research by Ford into the iconic Barbary lion. This subspecies—the subject of a long, ongoing cultural fascination—historically ranged across the Atlas Mountains of North Africa, but has been extinct in the wild since the early 20th century after over 2000 years of persecution. The Barbary lion is the lion of the Roman amphitheater, the lion painted by Delacroix, and the lion that …

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