Ford’s Focus: New Show Puts King Kong in a Shrink’s Office

Walton Ford.

Walton Ford, painter of animals, looks like an indigenous species in the penthouse of the Mondrian Soho. At the Thursday after-party there for the opening of his latest exhibition, he wore a gray three-piece suit over his wide and tall frame, and the dim lights reflected off his Colonel Kurtz-style shaved head. He gripped a giant green bottle of Champagne and told an assembled group about a friend of his named Whitney, a professional dominatrix, who’d just left the party. Read More