Denver Botanic Gardens’ 2015 outdoor art exhibition, Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses presents 15 life-sized horse sculptures throughout the York Street location that span the artist’s work trajectory from the early 1990s to present, including the premiere of a new sculpture. Horses have been the subject of the American sculptor’s work for more than 30 years. The exhibition is on view May 23 – October 18, 2015, and is included with admission. An exhibition catalogue will be released in the summer. The majority of the sculptures in Deborah Butterfield are crafted of cast bronze, originally created in wood collected from locations around the world. Molds are made of each branch, the wood is burnt out and the cavity is filled with molten bronze. The bronze branches are welded together to erect the finished horse. “Trees reflect their experiences in this world, serve

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