butter http://kmuw.org en Into It: Butter Sculptures http://kmuw.org/post/it-butter-sculptures <p>As you wound your way through the Kansas State Fair this year, perhaps you stumbled upon this surreal scene: standing in front of a refrigerated case, a group of wide-eyed Mennonite girls stare at 700 pounds of salted butter that has been reformed into a wild scene of two monkeys riding the backs of bucking sheep. Butter sculptures like this one, best known their pastoral or quirky representations, have surprisingly privileged origins.</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 15:19:00 +0000 Andrew Bales 2336 at http://kmuw.org Into It: Butter Sculptures