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 email@example.com.
Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past (Cologne, Germany: Taschen, 2017)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 7pm
The 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
Book of Beasts
The Bestiary in the Medieval World
May 14–August 18, 2019
Getty Center, Los Angeles
This exhibition is inspired by The Bestiary, a popular medieval book that describes the beasts of the world with vibrant and fascinating images. With over one hundred works on display, this major loan exhibition transports visitors into the world of the medieval bestiary. Work by Walton Ford and Damien Hirst is included.
Walton Ford, Grifo de California, 2017 © Walton Ford. Photo: Christopher Burke