The Porcelain Sculptures of Kate MacDowell

By on December 16, 2013

Dead rabbit with human bones porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Portland artist Kate Macdowell hand-sculpts these porcelain figures where humanity and nature collide to create intricate and beautiful new forms that have been dissected to expose the bizarre and intricate details, such as human skeletons inside animals and collisions of human organs with nature and insects.

Dead bat with human bones porcelain sculpture by Kate Macdowell

Canaries inhabited human lungs porcelain sculpture by Kate Macdowell

Human fetus inside a dissected frog porcelain sculpture by Kate Macdowell

Invasive flora porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Uprooted porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Daphne shattered porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Fish with breasts porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Man covered in bees porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Goblin Market severed hands porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Root Bound brain porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Bad seed plant with human skull porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Cross-polination porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Icarus porcelain sculpture by Kate MacDowell

See more of Kate’s work on her website: www.katemacdowell.com

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One Comment

  1. Anne Triguba

    December 23, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    Her work is fantastic, even though it is somewhat disturbing. It raises questions in the mind of the viewer, and intrigues with its reality. I’d love to see the actual pieces!

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