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Oct 13, 2012 - Art from Fire

Today we traveled to the Shidoni Bronze Foundry a few miles north of Santa Fe. Madolyn found it in a book she bought on places where you can go to see things Made in the U.S.A. and it sounded interesting. They do castings for artists of their sculpture in bronze, and they pour about 50 tons of bronze a year - sometimes as much as 700 pounds into a single mold. Shidoni did 14 bronze racehorses that stand in front of the track in Lexington, Kentucky and they did a bronze cattle drive that stands in front of a stadium in Houston, Texas....

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