“We do not want merely to see beauty, though, God knows, even that is bounty enough. We want something else which can hardly be put into words--to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.” – C.S. Lewis.
This quote begins Kate MacDowell's statement about her work, which illustrates our current relationship with the natural world.
Her pieces are at once beautiful and disturbing and I particularly love the detail that she achieves with textures using simple white porcelain, giving the work an almost ghost like feel. I encourage you to go and check out her website for more images and a complete statement.