The Artist Word
The Artist Word
Nov 17, 2021
WALTON FORD - Changing Our Relationship with Nature
Play • 11 min

Walton Ford is an American artist, painter and print-maker born in 1960. He is known for his large-scale watercolors inspired by 18th or 19th century naturalists like Barraband or Audubon. Hi artwork explores the relationships between humans and nature. He builds narratives out of old stories involving animals in history and subvert them in contemporary interpretations.

In this podcast episode, he explains how his childhood, different travels or withdrawn passions have made him the artist he is today.

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0:00 : Walton Ford intro

01:14 : Walton Ford childhood

03:30 : His brother influence

04:08 : From a passion to another

04:48 : Walton Ford's influences

05:19 : Walton Ford's style

07:20 : Natural history illustrations in a contemporary world

09:46 : Epilogue

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Produced and edited by Pierre de Montesquiou

Originally produced in 2015


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