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Paul Evans Burl and Chrome Cityscape Credenza, Directional, Signed, 1970s

About the Item

This credenza is absolutely stunning! Paul Evans Cityscape line is a furniture collection that was designed by American sculptor and furniture designer Paul Evans in the 1970s. The Cityscape line is characterized by its geometric forms, mixed materials, and bold, textured finishes. Paul Evans was renowned for his innovative use of metals and his mastery of the sculpting and welding techniques required to create these types of unique designs. He combined different materials like burl and chrome-- in this piece to create stunning pieces of furniture that were functional works of art. Paul Evans Cityscape line pieces are highly sought after by collectors and design enthusiasts alike, and are considered iconic examples of Mid-Century Modern furniture design. Paul Evans (1931-1987) was an American artist, sculptor, and furniture designer who is best known for his unique and highly sought-after modern and Brutalist furniture designs from the mid-20th century. Born in Pennsylvania, Evans began his career as a metalworker, first studying at the School for American Craftsmen in Rochester, New York and later at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. He then went on to work for several different furniture manufacturers before eventually founding his own studio in the mid-1950s. Throughout his career, Evans was known for his innovative use of metals and his mastery of sculpting and welding techniques. He created furniture that was both functional and artistic, with a strong emphasis on texture and surface treatments. His signature designs often featured geometric forms, mixed materials, and bold finishes, and were highly influential in the development of Mid-Century Modern design. Evans' work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. His furniture is highly sought after by collectors and design enthusiasts, and remains an important part of the Mid-Century Modern design movement. This credenza would look incredible in any Mid-Century Modern, modern or contemporary environment. We currently have this credenza paired with a Milo Baughman burl dining table. When this piece is in the room, it steals the show. We had this piece featured in our booth at Round Top with a Rafael Raffel croissant sofa, and a Vladimir Kagan cloud sofa and it was absolutely stunning! .
  • Creator:
    Paul Evans (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 32 in (81.28 cm)Width: 67 in (170.18 cm)Depth: 21 in (53.34 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1970s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. There is some wear on the top of the credenza-- some scratches. There is wear consistent with age and use. There's a nice patina on the piece and minimal oxidation.
  • Seller Location:
    Culver City, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1139234147552
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