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Is it Art or Just a Urinal?

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"Pink Orchid" by Clark Sorensen. The San Francisco artist found inspiration in the flower paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe. (Courtesy of Clark Sorensen)

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"Red Hibiscus" by Clark Sorensen. The artist thought a flower's simple, funnel shape seemed like an ideal design for a urinal. (Courtesy of Clark Sorensen)

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"Daffodil" by Clark Sorensen. (Courtesy of Clark Sorensen)

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Clark Sorensen at his 2006 exhibit in Seoul, Korea. Visitors are encouraged to flush the urinals during his shows. (Bob Whitney/ Courtesy of Clark Sorensen)

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Artist Clark Sorensen at work on a flower urinal in his San Francisco studio. It takes Sorensen 4 to 7 months to complete each urinal. (Erin O'Neill/ Courtesy of Clark Sorensen)

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San Francisco Artist Clark Sorensen creates fully functioning flower-shaped urinals. His "Nature Calls" series is a line of one-of-a-kind, hand-made, porcelain fixtures that can actually be plumbed and used in a bathroom.


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