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Schlitzie

€ 350,00

An ode to Schlitzie, immortalized in a small bust.

 

Schlitzie was an American sideshow performer. He was born with microcephaly, a neurodevelopmental disorder that gave him, among other things, unusually small brain and skull, small stature and severe intellectual disability.

He also starred in a few films, and is best known for his role in Tod Browning's 1932 film Freaks. One of my favorites from which I draw a lot of inspiration.

 

Unique, handmade piece.

Ceramic on wooden foot. 

7,5x13x12 cm. (3x5x4.7 inch)

 

 

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