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Sculptures by Sid Boyum

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

Model of the Atom

Artist: Sid Boyum, 1914-1991
Date: active: 1966-1991
Dimensions: 51" x 54" x 36"
Media: cast concrete, bowling balls, iron pipe
Condition: poor, elements missing
Examination Date: 7/30/99
Examiners: Jennifer Wetterau and Tony Rajer
Description: This object is Sid Bahamas visual conception of the atom, with the various electrons schematically represented by bowling balls painted black, red, blue, mounted on a large concrete base. Though the condition of the work is poor, it is repairable.