"Bronze Animals" 1989, Eugene, Oregon By Peter Helzer An American Artist

On A Corner
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The stack of bronze skunks were literally on the corner of a low wall separating the sidewalk from a tree.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:22 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5573
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Faced Empty Intersection
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The stack of bronze skunks faced an empty intersection on a rainy Saturday afternoon.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:32 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5574
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Balanced On Each Other
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The three bronze skunks were stacked one on top of each other. Such an arrangement might appear unstable, but it was actually very strong.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:44 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_5575
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The Lowest Animal
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The lowest of the three bronze skunks stood with feet turned in, hands on its belly, and a straight ahead stare.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:49 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5576
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Middle Animal
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The middle skunks of the three used its hands as feet and gazed up at a stop sign.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:53 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5577
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Topmost Animal
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The topmost of the three skunks was the more thoughtful of the three.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:26:05 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5578
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Close Up Of Bottom Face
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A close up shot of the face of the bottom bronze skunks. Notice the green highlights caused by oxidation.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:26:11 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5579
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Hands Of Middle
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A close up shot of the hands of the middle bronze skunk. It appeared to have blue paint on its nails.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:26:14 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5580
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Face Of Top
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A close up shot of the topmost bronze skunk's face. Notice how a finger in its mouth makes it appear thoughtful.


"Bronze Animals" 1989   •  By Peter Helzer external link An American Artist   •  Broadway, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Date Photographed: 12:26:19 Saturday 5 December 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 24 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5581
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