Ben was created by Deborah Butterfield in 1989. Although appearing to be made from wood, the sculpture is actually bronze. Specific wood pieces are selected to outline the form and gesture of the horse, then cast in bronze; burning the wood away.
Open House Chicago: Explore Chicago's Architectural Wonders
Enjoy a lively day in Chicago starting with a one of a kind experience at Ed Debevic's. Then off to your Open House Chicago 2023 adventure. Savor a Halloween-themed afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago. Finally, end your day with some fun at Flight Club.Read more Read more