Obscure Madison Art 3 – Sid Boyum Sculptures

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Sid Boyum was an artist who was born in 1913 who created his art more for himself than others.  He died in 1991. An organization called the Design Coalition on Atwood Ave put it upon themselves to preserve as much of Boyum’s pieces as possible.  Here is the house where he lived, his son Steve now lives there.

Sid Boyum House

I found 15 pieces visible around the Atwood area, one inside a library as well.  Take a look!

Sid Boyum sign

White Lantern

White Lantern

Easter Island Head

Easter Island Head

Smiling Mushroom and Blue Dragon Urn

Smiling Mushroom and Blue Dragon Urn

Polar Bear Chair

Polar Bear Chair

African-Influenced Sculpture

African-Influenced Sculpture

Hippopatamus

Hippopatamus

Geometric With Round Window

Geometric With Round Window

Fantasy Seahorse

Fantasy Seahorse

Layered Pyramid

Layered Pyramid

FuDog Lantern

FuDog Lantern

Creature Abstract

Creature Abstract

Blue Tripod Lantern

Blue Tripod Lantern

White Lantern

White Lantern

Six-Sided Red Lantern

Six-Sided Red Lantern

Quite an enjoyable time finding all these art pieces. A part of Madison history.  If you get to Monticello, you will see more Sid Boyum art at Montesian Gardens.

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5 thoughts on “Obscure Madison Art 3 – Sid Boyum Sculptures

  1. I truly was delighted to see all these sculptures. Thank you so much Laurie. They were very interesting. I admire the creative mind so much!! Without you and your pictures I would never have seen these.

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