Thomas Engelhart

Rectangular Obelisk


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

A hand-constructed box of rectangular, obelisk form which sits on a distinguished, smaller base. The piece is wrapped in a gray and green, abstracted porphyry-inspired paper and the interior of the box is painted gray.

Height: 11.5 x Width: 4.75 x Depth: 4.75 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.