Oso Dorado (Golden Bear), 2013 by Walton Ford (b. 1960) Advertisements
I went to a party and corrected a pronunciation. The man whose voice I had adjusted fell back into the kitchen. I praised a Bonnard. It was not a Bonnard. My new glasses, I explained, and I’m terribly sorry, but significant variations elude me, vodka… Read More
The Invalid – Cheyne Walk 1869, 2017 by Walton Ford (b. 1960) The painting refers to the pet wombat of the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s pet wombat Top, who died not long after Rossetti acquired the poor marsupial. From Angus Trumble’s fantastic lecture “Rossetti’s Wombat:… Read More
Flucht (Flight), 2018 by Walton Ford (b. 1960)
Links to reviews, riffs, etc. I wrote in June and July of 2018– I continued and then apparently abandoned the silly project of trying to write reviews on every film I watched or rewatched this summer: I hated both Ant-Man and The Disaster Artist, which I made a… Read More
Space Monkey, 2001 by Walton Ford (b. 1960). From Pancha Tantra, Taschen Books, 2009.
Excerpts from Sigmund Freud’s Leonardo da Vinci: A Psychosexual Study of an Infantile Reminiscence As far as I know Leonardo only once interspersed in his scientific descriptions a communication from his childhood. In a passage where he speaks about the flight of the vulture, he suddenly… Read More