Saturday, August 27, 2022, 3pm
Taschen Store, East Hampton, New York
Walton Ford will sign copies of the updated edition of his book Pancha Tantra (2020). The most comprehensive survey of the artist’s work to date, the expanded publication features forty new works, more than 120 additional pages, and a new essay by the artist. These appear alongside a text by Bill Buford, excerpts from Ford’s textual inspirations—including Indian folktales, the letters of Benjamin Franklin, and The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini—and a complete biography of the artist. The event is free and open to the public.
Walton Ford: Pancha Tantra (New York: Taschen, 2020)
Walton Ford on Eugène Delacroix
Friday, December 14, 2018, 7–8pm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
As part of the Met’s Artists on Artworks and MetFridays programs, Walton Ford will discuss Eugène Delacroix’s images of animals, a subject important to his own practice, in conjunction with the exhibitions Delacroix and Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix currently on view at the museum.
Top: Walton Ford, Un Homme Qui Reve, 2018 © Walton Ford. Photo: Tom Powell Imaging. Bottom: Eugène Delacroix, Young Tiger Playing with Its Mother, 1830, Musée du Louvre, Paris. Photo: RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre)/Franck Raux
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6pm
Gagosian Shop, New York
Walton Ford will sign copies of his new books Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past and Calafia. Published by Taschen, Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past presents the history of paleoart from 1830 to 1990 with an essay by Zoë Lescaze and a preface by Ford. Calafia, published by Gagosian, presents Ford’s latest body of work currently being exhibited in Beverly Hills, along with a text by author Emma Cline. To attend the free event, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past (Cologne, Germany: Taschen, 2017)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 7pm
Greene Space, New York
Gagosian Quarterly is launching a new talk series in collaboration with the Greene Space at WNYC. For the inaugural talk, Walton Ford will speak with renowned author Emma Cline about his latest large-scale watercolor paintings, currently on view at Gagosian Beverly Hills, focusing on themes of California’s history. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.thegreenespace.org.
Photo: Christopher Burke Studio, New York
Anselm Kiefer and Michael Govan
On the occasion of his exhibition Anselm Kiefer: Exodus at Gagosian at Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles, the artist spoke with Michael Govan about his works that elaborate on themes of loss, history, and redemption.
Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2022
The Winter 2022 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Anna Weyant’s Two Eileens (2022) on its cover.
Louise Bonnet: On “Red Study” and Supporting Reproductive Rights
Louise Bonnet speaks with Freja Harrell about her new painting, her donation to Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, and the role of art in the fight for reproductive justice.
Friends and Relations: Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach, Michael Andrews
Join Jake Auerbach, Richard Calvocoressi, Bella Freud, Martin Gayford, and Florence Hallett as they discuss the work and legacy of four era-defining artists. Friends and Relations: Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach, Michael Andrews, on view at Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill, London, elucidates the connections between their respective practices, and also features some of the artists’ portraits of each other.
Languorous undulations (in the temple of my familiar)
Alexandria Smith and Akwaeke Emezi take up themes of queerness, hybridity, and embodied memory in their respective visual and literary works. Here, Emezi responds to Smith’s painting Languorous undulations (in the temple of my familiar) (2022) with an eponymous piece of flash fiction.
On Centering Latinx Video Art
In late 2022, Gagosian, in collaboration with Anthology Film Archives, presented a selection of videos by Latinx artists curated by Susan Breyer. Here, Quarterly film writer Carlos Valladares responds to each work in prose or with a poem.
Sterling Ruby: TURBINES
Join Sterling Ruby in his Los Angeles studio as he works on new abstract paintings ahead of his exhibition TURBINES at Gagosian in New York.
Jenny Saville: Latent
In this video, Jenny Saville describes the evolution of her practice inside her latest exhibition, Latent, at Gagosian, Paris. She addresses the genesis of the title and reflects on the anatomy of a painting.
Glenn Brown: We’ll Keep On Dancing Till We Pay the Rent
In conjunction with his exhibition Glenn Brown: We’ll Keep On Dancing Till We Pay the Rent at Gagosian in New York, the artist sits down to discuss his new paintings, sculptures, and drawings.
Duane Hanson at Fondation Beyeler
To celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland, staged an exhibition entitled Jubiläumsausstellung—Special Guest Duane Hanson. The presentation featured several sculptures by Duane Hanson alongside more than one hundred works from the foundation’s collection. Alice Godwin considers the fertile dialogues produced by these juxtapositions.
Fashion and Art: Madonna’s Sex and Saint Laurent Rive Droite
This year’s edition of Art Basel Miami Beach brought Saint Laurent to America for a special exhibition curated by creative director Anthony Vaccarello celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Madonna’s groundbreaking book, Sex (1992). Staged on the Miami beachfront, the ephemeral exhibition was presented on the occasion of the reissue of Sex by Rive Droite and Callaway, New York, and featured large-format prints of Steven Meisel’s iconic photographs from the book, as well as unpublished images from the original photo shoots. Rennie McDougall reflects on the momentous impact of the publication, tracing Madonna’s ongoing influence on and provocation of popular culture.
Artist to Artist: Spencer Sweeney and Peter Doig
Peter Doig visits Spencer Sweeney’s studio and the two discuss automatism, ambiguity, and anguish in the creative process.