Big Red 1974, Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960-, An American Artist, Washington/Jefferson Park, Eugene, Oregon

The Blade End
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A view of the sculpture from its blade end, with the blade jutting out from the photo.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:56:55 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6928
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Long Blade
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A long blade of dull metal stuck out from one end of the sculpture.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:56:40 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6927
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Dead Center
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The sculpture was located in the dead center in a small green park between a freeway offramp and a freeway on-ramp at the western edge of downtown Eugene, Oregon. From this angle it resembled two 8's having a tug of war.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:56:24 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6926
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The Back
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A shot from behind the sculpture revealed graffiti on the blade.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:57:04 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6929
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Blade End
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The blade end of the sculpture with x-shapes in the holes.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:57:17 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6930
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Non-Blade End
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A shot from the back of the sculpture at its non-blade end. Notice the neighborhood beyond the sculpture.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:57:19 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6931
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The Back Side
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The back side of the sculpture with a 7-11 beyond. Notice the left end has a short blade sticking up and another short blade sticking out sideways.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:57:44 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6932
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Metal Joints
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A closer shot of the way the metal pieces fit together, cleanly welded edge to edge.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:58:01 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6933
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Grass Stuck
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A closer shot of the lower part of the sculpture showed grass stuck to it, and a tiny graffiti name.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:58:06 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6934
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Lots Of Graffiti
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Lots of graffiti covered one of the flat panels on the back of the sculpture.


Big Red 1974 external link   •  Artist: Bruce Beasley 1960- external link   •  Washington Jefferson Park external link   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:58:09 Friday 3 August 2018)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 18 August 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6935
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