Paul Evans Burl and Chrome patchwork Dining Table.
Dimensions: 29"h x 114"w x 44"d
Paul Evans (1931-1987) for Directional Cityscape dining table, circa 1973, having a rectangular burl patchwork top, with (2) 15"l leaves above rectangular base having chrome accents,
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A designer and sculptor, Paul Evans was a wild card of late 20th century modernism. A leading light of the American Studio Furniture movement, Evans’s work manifests a singular aesthetic sense, as well as a seemingly contradictory appreciation for both “folk art” forms and for new materials and technologies.
Evans’s primary material was metal, not wood, which was favored by his fellow studio designers, and Bucks County, Pennsylvania, neighbors George Nakashima and Philip Lloyd Powell. He trained in metallurgy and studied at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, the famed crucible of modern design and art in suburban Detroit. For a time early in his career, Evans also worked at Sturbridge Village, a historical “living museum” in Massachusetts, where he gave demonstrations as a costumed silversmith.
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