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Sculptures by Sid Boyum

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

Title: Bas-Relief

Artist: Sid Boyum, 1914-1991
Date: active: 1966-1991
Dimensions: 31" x 50" x several inches deep
Media: painted cast concrete
Condition: structurally sound though excessive flaking of paint
Examination Date: 7/30/99
Examiners: Jennifer Wetterau and Tony Rajer
Description: Extensively polychrome (i.e. reds, yellows, blues, green) fine curvilinear bus relief of a Buddhist face, along with abstract flower patterns. This work is situated mat-like on the ground, preceding the owl frame of the Buddha head.