There is an old crack to the sculpture running the height of the work, which also extends to the lower edge of the work, which has been repaired. There are also several further cracks to the lower edge of the work, including to both of the lower corners. There are several slight chips to the edges of the front of the work, including a larger loss at the centre of the left vertical edge, and some further very small losses to some of the protruding edges and the edges of some of the cut out shapes. There are one or two scuffs in places and some surface dirt and studio detritus to the work.
The work is freestanding.
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