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Walton Ford, Bill Buford
Walton Ford: Pancha Tantra Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Taschen, 2007. Natural selection ""Audubon-on-Viagra"" - New York magazine, New York Walton Ford's life-sized watercolors of animals could be mistaken for 19th-century natural-science illustrations or British colonial paintings. Except they're not. Something strange and usually sinister is happening in each of Ford's works, whether it's a turkey crushing a small parrot with its claw, a collection of monkeys wreaking havoc on a formally set dinner table, or a buffalo surrounded by a pack of bloodied white wolves- in the middle of a proper French garden. Executed with the deft skill of a natural history artist, Ford's works vibrate with an intensity of uncanny familiarity; they are both reassuring in style and disturbing in content. With titles like Au Revoir Zaire, Dirty Dick Burton's Aide de Camp, and Space Monkey, his paintings not only blur the lines between human and animal history, but also open the doors to a world of real-life fantasy, dreams, and nightmares. For this hand crafted, limited-edition volume, Ford's paintings have been color-separated and reproduced in Pan4C, the finest reproduction technique available today, providing unequalled intensity and color range. The book includes 12 horizontal and 4 vertical foldouts, along with dozens of details, which present the work at a scale that practically allows the viewer to enter the ancient and peopled landscapes, feel the brush of a bird's feathers against flesh, and experience the hot breath of a wild cat about to go for the jugular. Collected together for the first ever in-depth exploration of Walton Ford's oeuvr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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