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    Sebastopol article in the Washington Post

    Here's a good article in the Washington Post about Patrick Amiot and his wife, Brigitte Laurent.



    In Sebastopol, Calif., recycled junk sculptures with a Wine Country backdrop

    By Annie Groer February 22 at 2:33 PM


    On most nice days in Sebastopol, a small, mellow city in California Wine Country, the Florence Avenue oglers are easy to spot. They move slowly, on foot or in cars, the better to study 26 large, chortle-inducing, recycled junk sculptures rising from assorted front yards.

    A frazzled waitress races across an inverted mug, arms loaded with breakfast plates and a coffee pot. A leering turquoise caterpillar tokes on a hookah that started life as a Moroccan brass lamp. Elsewhere, a seductive mermaid lies sideways on a tail of multihued blue scales made from countless applesauce can lids.

    This mad cavalcade of 3-D cartoonery stretches along the quiet, hilly residential street where lovely Victorians, bungalows and cottages incongruously meet recycled industrial and domestic detritus.

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