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DYSTOPIAN WORKS OF JUAN FORD

by Ariadna Zierold

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Manipulating nature himself, Juan Ford is driven by questioning humans’ impact on the bush; but also by a quest to stretch himself creatively. Ford has perhaps been best known as a realist painter, with portraits appearing in such major exhibitions as the Archibald Prize. The shift to large-scale installations was grounded, he admits, in ambition.

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