Portfolio > Ana England: Kinship Cincinnati Art Museum September 8, 2017-March 4, 2018

I consider all mammals to be my ancestors. When I began making the 900 porcelain bones that cover the figure, I copied actual bones but then I discovered that mammal bones follow a certain structural logic regardless of whether they are from a turtle or a deer, so I felt free to make up my own.

porcelain bones figurative sculpture by Ana England
Self Portrait with Ancestors
porcelain and mixed media