Born Mildred Elizabeth Fulvia di Rossi, Milicent Patrick is one of many Hollywood unsung artists. She is the mind that created from scratch such iconic monsters as the mutants in “This Island Earth”, all the masks in “Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, the Mole People from the film of the same name, and created the Xenomorph for “It Came from Outer Space”.
But her biggest success was the design and creation of one of the most iconic cinematic monsters of all time, the Gill-Man from “The Creature From the Black Lagoon”.
Through her porcelain sculptures, artist Kate MacDowell explores our romantic notions towards the environment alongside the human propensity for destruction. Her pieces are responses to the damage we inflict upon our habitats including climate change, genetic modification of organisms, and pollution. Human figures and animals act as symbols of the natural world, humorously and sometimes disturbingly transformed into new creatures that share qualities across the boundary of species. Hand crafted and exceptionally detailed, her work is a traditional medium that takes on contemporary significance in an age of ecological degradation.
Kate MacDowell and her ghostly sculptures are beautiful and somewhat haunting examinations of the human relationship with nature. Each piece is molded by hand and then hollowed. Choosing porcelain for its pallor, luminosity, and ability to show texture, it also allows her to represent “fragility of natural forms in a dying ecosystem, while paradoxically, being a material that can last for thousands of years and is historically associated with high status and value.”
This lovely lady stopped in to upgrade her jewelry in a very unique placement of lip piercing. She’s had it for three years now and it’s healed up great! Yellow Gold with Red Opal definitely takes it to the next level!!
21 year old Tesnim Sayar was born and raised in Odense, with the Turkish Muslim descent. She defines herself as Muslim punk and grow rebellious punk clothing style and culture, but live according to his own religious beliefs.
“I am Muslim. I like my religion, I like my scarf. I can not see an obstacle in why I should not be able to combine being both punk and Muslim.”
I dont care what gender you are. I dont care what sexual preference you have. I dont care what country you live in. I dont care if this isn’t your “blog theme”. If you dont reblog this, I will judge you. Forever.