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Sculptures by Sid Boyum

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

Title:
Creature Abstract

Artist: Sid Boyum, 1914-1991
Date: active: 1966-1991
Dimensions: 47" x 31" x 20"
Media: painted cast concrete
Condition: structurally sound, some
mildew and flaking
Examination: 7/30/99
Examiners: Samantha Hamaday and Tony Rajer
Description: Cast concrete whitewashed head and torso mounted upon two cement blocks. The head is of an inverted teardrop in profile with a circular hole through the upper area, acting as the eyes of the figure, and a carved out rectangle to symbolize the mouth. The torso, with its left arm on the hip, is not in profile, giving the work a contorted look.

Owned by the City of Madison, Wisconsin, USA