"Street Theater Turtle", by Artist: Peter Helzer, Oregon Zoo in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon

A Balancing Act
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A balancing act of four turtles went unrecognized by most passersby. A plaque (not shown) on the base of the sculpture read,

"Street Theater Turtle"
Peter Helzer, Sculptor
Installation Courtesy Of The
Stanford University
Alumni Club of Portland


"Street Theater Turtle" external link   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Oregon Zoo external link   •  Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:42:53 Tuesday 10 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 8 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6143
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Different View
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A different view of the turtles with a building behind.


"Street Theater Turtle" external link   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Oregon Zoo external link   •  Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:43:41 Tuesday 10 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 8 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6144
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The Bottom Turtle
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The bottom turtle appeared the most unhappy.


"Street Theater Turtle" external link   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Oregon Zoo external link   •  Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:43:47 Tuesday 10 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 8 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6146
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Second Turtle
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The turtle second from the bottom appeared professionally stoic.


"Street Theater Turtle" external link   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Oregon Zoo external link   •  Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:43:48 Tuesday 10 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 8 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6147
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Third Turtle
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The turtle third from the bottom balanced on one foot.


"Street Theater Turtle" external link   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Oregon Zoo external link   •  Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:43:50 Tuesday 10 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 8 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6148
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Topmost Turtle
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The turtle on top of the stack was the only one that appeared actually happy.


"Street Theater Turtle" external link   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Oregon Zoo external link   •  Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:43:51 Tuesday 10 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 8 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6149
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