"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992, Ceramic Art, Artist: John Toki, 216 F Street, Davis, California

Bold Sculpture
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The "Blue Turns" sculpture was made of a collection of ceramic pieces. This sculpture was made in 1992 and only recently installed on F Street in Davis, California. It is a bold statement, over eight feet tall.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:52:36 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5251
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The Sign
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A small sign on the wall behind the sculpture identified it. That sign read:

Blue Turns
Created by John Toki
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John Natsoulas Gallery


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:52:37 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5250
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Top Of Turn
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A closer shot of the top of the Blue Turn, a wide blue line that makes a right-hand turn.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:52:47 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5252
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The Middle
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A closer look at the middle of the "Blue Turns" sculpture. Notice the tiny identifying sign on the wall behind the sculpture.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:52:50 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5253
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The Bottom
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A closer look at the bottom of the "Blue Turns" sculpture. Notice that its narrow end sits on the ground.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:52:52 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5254
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Top Angle
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Another shot of the top of the "Blue Turns" sculpture, this time from the side, thusly showing that the sculpture has depth to its face.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:53:00 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5255
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The Stand
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A stout metal stand was bolted to the sidewalk to hold the sculpture up and prevent it from falling or being pushed over.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:53:17 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5256
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The Edge
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A closer look at the edge of the "Blue Turns" sculpture, illustrating that the edge has and attractive texture of its own.


"Blue Turns" Sculpture 1992 external link   •  Ceramic Art external link   •  Artist: John Toki external link   •  216 F Street external link   •  Davis, California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 12:53:39 Friday 19 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 14 January 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2568
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