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Kate MacDowell's work. Her sculptures are at once beautifully, white, porcelain scenarios then suddenly tragic happenstance. Kate marries environmental degradation, mythology, art history and literal figures of speech within her work. Each piece is meticulously hand sculpted out of porcelain. She sees "each piece as a captured and preserved specimen, a painstaking record of endangered natural forms and a commentary on our own culpability." Stunning. -

The gas-mask leads us to American artist Kate MacDowell, whose rococo sculptures with elements from anatomy and natural (or unnatural?) history, combined in unexpected and surreal ways, like this mama bunny in a gas mask