Paul Evans (1931-1987), ‘Welded and Perforated Steel Hanging Cabinet’, 1963, Design/Decorative Art, Patinated shingled steel, Todd Merrill Studio
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Welded and Perforated Steel Hanging Cabinet, 1963

Patinated shingled steel
28 × 28 × 20 in
71.1 × 71.1 × 50.8 cm
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Todd Merrill Studio
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Of Evans’ repertoire, his pierced-front pieces are very rare and were made early on in his studio. …

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Paul Evans (1931-1987)
American, 1931–1987
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A former metalworker, Paul Evans set up his own design studio in 1955 and, over the course of decades, became known for his sculpture, furniture, and contributions to the American Studio Craft Movement in the ’70s. The musician Lenny Kravitz once called Evans’s work, which he collects, “stunningly beautiful, stunningly ugly, stunningly tacky, stunningly sophisticated.” His career is divided into phases, each of which is defined by different styles and materials—the latter of which have included copper, bronze, pewter, sculpted steel, and argente. Hallmarks of his work include high relief, abstractly patterned surfaces, combining gilding, gnarled wood, and metal filigree. He also embraced and pioneered the integration of technology into design, including features such as remote-controlled doors and shelves in his creations.

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Of Evans’ repertoire, his pierced-front pieces are very rare and were made early on in his studio. This exquisite cabinet, features a bi-fold two door front made of welded steel pierced screens, which are highlighted by ivory panels beneath the perforations. Subtle, autumnal paint colors give the piece a warm, …

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Paul Evans (1931-1987)
American, 1931–1987
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A former metalworker, Paul Evans set up his own design studio in 1955 and, over the course of decades, became known for his sculpture, furniture, and contributions to the American Studio Craft Movement in the ’70s. The musician Lenny Kravitz once called Evans’s work, which he collects, “stunningly beautiful, stunningly ugly, stunningly tacky, stunningly sophisticated.” His career is divided into phases, each of which is defined by different styles and materials—the latter of which have included copper, bronze, pewter, sculpted steel, and argente. Hallmarks of his work include high relief, abstractly patterned surfaces, combining gilding, gnarled wood, and metal filigree. He also embraced and pioneered the integration of technology into design, including features such as remote-controlled doors and shelves in his creations.

Welded and Perforated Steel Hanging Cabinet, 1963

Patinated shingled steel
28 × 28 × 20 in
71.1 × 71.1 × 50.8 cm
Unique
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Location
New York
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