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Sculptures by Sid Boyum

Examination Reports by the Friends of Sid Boyum Sculpture Project
and Tony Rajer, Art Conservator

Title:
Astrolabe in Red

Artist: Sid Boyum, 1914-1991
Date: active 1966-1991
Dimensions: 56" x 22" 41"
Media: painted cast concrete (base). Commercially produced metal (astrolabe)
Condition: soiled, weathering on base, abrasions
Examination Date: 7/30/00
Examiners: Jennifer Wetterau and Tony Rajer
Description: A commercially produced metal astrolabe with a metal arrow tipped in a pseudo-Native American arrowhead resides on a square base of cast concrete, which is painted red and orange, and decorated with a yellow Chinese character on each of the four Sides.