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The catalogue of an exhibition held at the Lowe Art Museum, U. of Miami, February-March 1992, traces Montana artist Butterfield's career with some 60 color reproductions. Her sculpture is centered on the figure of the horse, and displays her affectionate, energetic appreciation of the animal. 10x10
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More than 60 gorgeous color illustrations of Butterfield's horse sculptures appear in this book, which includes a captivating interview and a thought-provoking critique. The horses here, created between 1973 and 1991, are a "patchwork of colors68 " composed of corroded scraps of painted metal, sticks, mud, wood, slate and other media. Butterfield's remarkable ability to suggest an alert, inquisitive or resting flesh-and-blood form with only line, gesture or armorlike twisted metal is well served by these photos; only the pieces' larger-than-life size is difficult to gauge. In an interview with Tucker, director of New York City's New Museum of Contemporary Art, Butterfield tells of her obsession with horses, her artistic "dialogue with another species," her impression that each subsequent sculpture is "like dancing with a new partner." Kuspit ( Alex Katz: Night Painting ) views Butterfield's horses as "disintegrating" and symbolic of the "lacerated, compromised spirit of technological man"; the death images he sees run contrary to Butterfield's own belief that her reclining horses are vulnerable but often alive and even giving birth.
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Book Description Chronicle Books, 1992. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M0811801373_4
Book Description San Francisco Chronicle Books c1992., 1992. VG+. The lower right corner of the front cover has a crease from being bent. The title page has some dirt ; Essay by Donald Kuspit. Interview by Marcia Tucker. ; Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo.; 95 pages. Illustrated by Deborah Butterfield. Binding is Paperback; Second Printing. Seller Inventory # 28332
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0811801373
Book Description Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1992. Hardcover. First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Fine in Near Fine DJ: Book's binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows moderate rubbing; just a touch of wear to corner tips; impression of handwriting at front panel; price intact; mylar-protected. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club. NOT Ex-Library. 4to. 95pp. 60+ color photos; interview and critique. Hardback with DJ. The horses, created between 1973 and 1991, are composed of corroded scraps of painted metal, sticks, mud, wood, slate and other media. Seller Inventory # 28738
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0811801373