Strange and lovely, Part One: Translucent bodies in the sculptures of Christina Bothwell

Christina Bothwell, 'Kundalini', 2011

Christina Bothwell, ‘Kundalini’, 2011. Cast glass, window glass, raku clay, found objects, oil paint.

Christina Bothwell, 'Samadhi 2', 2003-06. Cast glass, raku fired clay, oil paint.

Christina Bothwell, ‘Samadhi 2′, 2003-06. Cast glass, raku fired clay, oil paint.

Christina Bothwell's translucent glass sculpture of pregnant girl

Christina Bothwell, ‘Samadhi 1′, 2012. Cast glass, raku fired clay, oil paint.

Christina Bothwell's translucent glass sculpture of cat girl with furry ears

Christina Bothwell, ‘Cat Girl’, 2009. Cast glass, raku clay, taxidermy, oil paint.

Christina Bothwell's translucent glass sculpture of octopus girl

Christina Bothwell, ‘Octopus’. Cast glass.

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GUEST POST: A jar of pickled moles, haunting trees, Friday disasters and anatomy museum corpses- a smorgasbord of interesting things from curator Neil Lebeter

Jar of pickled moles from the Grant Museum of Zoology, University College London.

Jar of pickled moles from the Grant Museum of Zoology, University College London. (Image: xtinalamb, via Flickr. Click image to go to source)

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Tibi Tibi Neuspiel’s strange sandwiches

Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, Processed Cheese Maps on Toast (China USA Europe), 2010. Oil paint, pigmented beeswax.

Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, Processed Cheese Maps on Toast (China USA Europe), 2010. Oil paint, pigmented beeswax.

TIbi Tibi Neuspiel, Assassination Sandwiches: Lincoln/Booth, 2009. Oil paint, wax, pigment.

TIbi Tibi Neuspiel, Assassination Sandwiches: Lincoln/Booth, 2009. Oil paint, wax, pigment.

Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, Assassination Sandwiches: Caesar/Brutus, 2009. Oil paint, wax, pigment, plastic.

Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, Assassination Sandwiches: Caesar/Brutus, 2009. Oil paint, wax, pigment, plastic.

Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, OJ Sandwich, 2010. Oil paint, beeswax, paint, paper, steel, wood, leather.

Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, OJ Sandwich, 2010. Oil paint, beeswax, paint, paper, steel, wood, leather.

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