Artist Redefines ‘Ugly Urinals’ With His Whimsical Works Of Art (30 Pics)

Having years of experience with men’s bathrooms in various settings, this artist decided to create something beautiful and fragile from what’s commonly considered pretty nasty. Clark Sorensen is transforming ugly urinals into fancy works of art you’d probably need to have a second look at before using them for their purpose.

San Francisco-based Sorensen comes up with whimsical nature-inspired shapes of urinals and sinks that are unique as he doesn’t use molds in the process. And though they look like shiny ceramic sculptures that belong in galleries, they are totally functional for private or commercial use and many men around the world can confirm.

“I’m becoming known as the urinal man, but I’m fine with that,” Sorensen once said. His sense of humor and self-irony let him perfect his craft of combining beauty and function that some people may consider weird and explore unexpected contradictions in life.

It is a little odd to write, but please, enjoy this gallery of beautiful urinals and upvote your favorites!

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Kelly Gore2 days ago

Looks like a Georgia O’Peeffe painting, or perhaps a Peecasso.5ReplyView More Replies…View more comments

“I am always thinking of better ways to make things and have done quite a bit of ceramic and porcelain work. One day, while using a urinal, I just started thinking… urinals are ceramic, the material I work in, and I just started toying with what shapes might work as a urinal. I thought of a shoe, or a mouth and landed on a flower since it is funnel-shaped. My first little exhibit had 3 flower urinals that didn’t even work because of all the cracks I had to hide, but it was a big hit so I persevered until I figured out how to make a functional urinal. It started out as kind of a joke, but people around me encouraged me to continue. It wasn’t easy to figure out a way to create these pieces, but the more successful pieces I made, the more I enjoyed transforming what many see as an ugly item into something beautiful,” the artist told Bored Panda.#2 

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Kelly Gore2 days ago

Is that a Frida Kohler?4ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#3 

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Elaine Mattingly1 day ago

I would love to have this designed as a hand sink.1ReplyView more comments

If you want to stand out and ensure a luxury restroom experience, you will have to spend a penny. The cost of Sorensen’s current collection of exquisite urinals ranges from $7900 to $16500 per piece, which is totally reasonable as creating a durable urinal can take up to 8 months. Most of the artist’s works are carefully designed and hand-crafted to bring a little bit of nature to your bathroom—they resemble flowers, plants, and shells. Would you like one in your own home?#4 

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Titas Burinskas2 days ago

Gives a whole new meaning to a Fly Trap5ReplyView more comments

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Jan Feline2 days ago

Comes complete with phallus 🙂2ReplyView more comments#6 

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david kohn1 day ago

if you pee in this the shape will make it SO loud1ReplyView more comments#7 

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david kohn1 day ago

this is so wierd0Reply#8 

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david kohn1 day ago

it clashes horibbly with the wall-1Reply

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Elizabeth Rolando12 hours ago

My favorite.0Reply#10 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago

Slightly awkward angle, but pretty.0Reply#11 

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david kohn1 day ago

this is a little more practicle than the others2ReplyView more comments#12 

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Mieke2 days ago

At least u have something to aim at………2ReplyView more comments#13 

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Elaine Mattingly1 day ago

An artist who exposes everyone to art.0Reply#14 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago

Could engender feelings of inadequacy.3Reply#15 

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Mieke2 days ago

Beautiful, but not for what it’s intended.0Reply#18 

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Slune4 hours ago

How to use this one?0ReplyView more comments#19 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago

Especially designed for mornings.3Reply#20 

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Elaine Mattingly1 day ago

Mom you won’t believe what I saw in the restroom!0ReplyView more comments#22 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago

Greeted by a hibiscus. Very tropical. Good for a lanai powder room, or a posh tiki bar.0Reply#23 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago(edited)

The California poppy. Illegal to pick, but does need watering.3ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#24 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous. I’d like this as a fountain instead.0Reply#26 

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Dorothy Parker2 days ago

It’s just smiling up at you.0Reply#27 

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ge pa2 days ago

sorry but no-no-not-no way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!0Reply#29 

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