So - this is a few years after - the NCECA in Louisville, Kentucky was great - even if the weather was cold! Here are a few teapots from various exhibitions around town. And hey - the best place we ate was at Lynn's Paradise Cafe - great food and the decor was outrageously over-the-top visually.
“The Porca Miseria! Chandelier is both a revolt against the slickness of contemporary design and Maurer’s celebration of cinematic slow-motion explosions, like those seen in Michelangelo Antonioni’s filn Zabriskie Point (1970).”
In Italian the name means “Miserable Sow”. Some say it means “Damn It!”. Designer Ingo Maurer made the chandelier as a humorous expression of anger.