Go Between Screens
" Alan Evans works both as jeweller and as an artist in metal on a large structural scale. His gateway punctuates and divides an open space between 2 buildings, subtly channelling pedestrians as they move between them. Executed in forged steel and of massive proportions _ 24 meters long, 3 meters high _ the detailing is surprisingly discreet, and as delicate as foliage.
Decorative metalwork like this _ from fountains to urinals, bandstands to bollards _ was once everywhere in our towns and cities. Rejected by recent generations of architects, it is now experiencing a quiet revival. "