Thomas Engelhart

Garden in Hell


Acrylic and shellac based inks on Ingres paper; book binding board
Signed and dated by artist on underside

A hexagonal hand-constructed waste paper bin which tapers as it reaches the floor. The basket is wrapped in a red-based hand-painted paper with black and gold marbleization. There are black porphyry-inspired spots painted on the red base. The interior of the bin is painted black.

Height: 12.5 x Width: 10.5 x Depth: 7.75 inches


Thomas Engelhart

Thomas Engelhart (American, 1972–) is an artist living and working in New York City. His boxes and objects are explorations of color, pattern and form. The papers are hand painted in studio before being applied to the hand constructed boxes. Each piece is truly unique.