Jarrod Beck

That ‘Artistic’ Pile of Rubbish was Finally Removed from Sara D. Roosevelt Park this Week

Posted August 12, 2015 at 5:18 am

Sara D. Roosevelt Park was liberated from the bondage of eyesore art this week. Finally, those piles of raunchy rubber mats are gone from the northern end of the park. And you know what? Looks like those pavers may have dipped a bit under the weight. The year-long art project – “Uplift” by Jarrod Beck […]

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Only 3 Months Until that ‘Artistic’ Pile of Rubbish is Removed from Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Posted May 6, 2015 at 10:22 am

Standing at the northern entrance of Sara D. Roosevelt Park and looking toward the basketball courts, August can’t come soon enough. Even though summer and the advent of permanent warm weather is right on the doorstep. Yes, this is when those unsightly rubbish heaps will be removed from the entrance. Artist Jarrod Beck first installed […]

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That Pile of Rubbish in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is an Art Exhibit

Posted October 9, 2014 at 6:03 am

To many it’s simply a pile of rotting rubbish; to others that pile of mats in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is an art installation by Jarrod Beck. “Uplift” is a faux geological deposit composed of recycled roofing shingles and salvaged wood. The exhibit is meant to resemble tectonic plates, but with the express function of […]

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That Tectonic Plate Artwork is Happening in Sara D. Roosevelt Park Right Now

Posted August 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Get ready. The tectonic plates are shifting into the basketball courts of Sara D. Roosevelt Park as we speak. Actually, it’s just that new street art project by Jarrod Beck called “Uplift.” Looks like materials for the ambitious artwork are now stacked atop the north stairs and awaiting assembly. Crime scene tape secures the perimeter. […]

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‘Geological Art’ Will Soon Sit at the North Entrance to Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Posted July 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

Faux geological deposits are likely on the way to the head of Sara D. Roosevelt Park. A new public art proposal by Jarrod Beck called “Uplift” would have two replica tectonic plates installed at the top of the Houston-facing steps. Composed of recycled roofing shingles and salvaged wood, the temporary installation would redefine the path […]

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