Real Horses Move So Much Better

My work is not so overtly about movement. My horses’ gestures are really quite quiet, because real horses move so much better than I could pretend to make things move. For the pieces I make, the gesture is really more within the body, it’s like an internalized gesture, which is more about the content, the state of mind or of being at a given instant. And so it’s more like a painting…the gesture and the movement is all pretty much contained within the body.
—-Deborah Butterfield

Hina,  Deborah Butterfield Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Hina,
Deborah Butterfield
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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