Happy as a pig in a bathtub

Saturday night I saw an art show that featured 103 ceramic pieces made by a 103-year-old man. I didn’t know at first that the pieces were made by a 103-year-old man, I just knew that they were incredible. Maybe great, through the eye of this beholder.

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Sometimes the things were just friendly figures

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and some seemed inspired by ancient statuary. Here’s a cloisonne chinese serpent boat or something:

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This guy – I liked him so much that I shook when I tried to take a photo of him:

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All photos of him came out blurry.

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Fuzzy pig in a bathtub wearing a fancy hat. The price list said he was a crocodile. Whatever. I like him as a pig.

But yeah, the artist is 103 years old. His name is Harry Steinberg. You can watch about him talk about his art in this video, and you should:

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