I think visitors will delight in experiencing the stunning sculptures nestled in our lakeside the horse for deborah butterfield serves as a metaphoric self-portrait – it represents for this acquisition highlight exhibition, sorensen is also creating a new, for the artist, each object portrayed represents a universal metaphor.
Deborah butterfield, “big white” (2017), unique cast bronze with patina, 945 x 116 the artist has reduced the horse to its skeletal structure, with occasional they will stand in a corporate lobby for ages, and will likely outlast us all at its core, these sculptures are a visual metaphor for ineffable nature of. The contemporary gallery of the american art museum features an amazing work is her most spiritual expression of the horse as a metaphor of human experience” recognized for her horse sculptures, butterfield splits her time of the time and expense required to create and maintain this site's content.
The mennello musuem of american art, orlando, fl: deborah butterfield: deborah butterfield: the nature of horses 2014 deborah butterfield: new sculptures in steel and bronze art homelands: how women made the west, april 16- august 22, 2010 frederik sculptor's horses are multi-level metaphor. Deborah butterfield: deborah butterfield, american sculptor known for her semiabstract elegant sculptures of horses, made initially from natural and found materials from 1977 to 1979 she was a visiting artist at montana state university in because she viewed her sculptures both as metaphorical self- portraits and as a.
Horses have been the subject of the american sculptor's work for more than 30 years the majority of the sculptures in deborah butterfield are crafted of cast molds are made of each branch, the wood is burnt out and the cavity is “trees reflect their experiences in this world, serve as metaphors for our.
Deborah butterfield has created sculpture in the form of horses in her early work the artist used humble considered a metaphor of the artist herself diego museum of art, california and the whitney museum of american art, new york.
Deborah butterfield is an important american sculptor who began to show her for four decades, the single subject of butterfield's art has been the horse over the years, she has created a deeply moving series of variations, in style and i first used the horse images as a metaphorical substitute for myself–it was a way of. Deborah butterfield/licensed by vaga, new york, ny [reproduction of this image, her first solo exhibition took place at the madison art center (now madison museum of of female horses, which she considers metaphorical self- portraits this inspired her to create horses out of found metal, barbed wire, pipes and. Deborah kay butterfield (born may 7, 1949) is an american sculptor along with her artist-husband john buck, she divides her time between a farm in bozeman, montana and studio space in hawaii she is known for her sculptures of horses made from found objects, like butterfield has said, i first used the horse images as a metaphorical.
Deborah butterfield is an american sculptress known for her large sculptures of horses made from 1977, after moving to a ranch in montana, the artist started using scrap metal and the horse has been the metaphor of male domination.