"It was hard to find them right away because they were hidden. Then we heard this very tiny bark."
The State funeral was held for some of the 290 people killed in the earthquake.
Entire towns were razed to the ground.
What is most notable about the art of Lerman is the way in which he incorporates an element of humanity into the texture and surfaces of the glazed terracotta he employs.
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