Mother Nature has long since made us understand the femininity of the natural world, and Australian artist Melissa Haslam has no trouble following this up with her new body of work, Botanica. The powers of our surrounding flora and fauna make themselves known when flowers sprout out of young women in full bloom. The little black dress needs very little adornment under these circumstances, but the further embellishment due to the ears of the cat, fox and rabbit can totally change any outfit.
Artist: Melissa Haslam
Botanica runs through August 7, 2010 at LeBasse Projects in Culver City.