Deborah Butterfield Transforms Wreckage From the Great East Japan Earthquake Into Serene Equine Monuments—See Them Here
Show of the Day: “Three Sorrows” is on view at LA Louver in Los Angeles.
LA Louver, Los Angeles
Through January 6, 2018
What the Gallery Says: “For the artist, found materials are a continued source of inspiration for her horse sculptures. In a new direction, Butterfield has incorporated
marine debris from the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami to create some of her most powerful and poignant works to date.”
Why It’s Worth a Look: Butterfield’s noble horses are beloved, and the new wrinkle—using actual flotsam from Japan—adds a new layer of pathos.
What It Looks Like:
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