Single Panel Metal Art vs Multiple Panel


Pros and Cons of Solid Panels
If you are debating between a single panel version of our metal artwork and a multiple panel version, it really just boils down to personal taste. From an installation standpoint the single panels are easier to hang, simpler to level, and tend to be sturdier on your wall. So if you don't have a visual preference between single and multiple panels and want to make your hanging/mounting process easier, then go with the single. From an aesthetic standpoint, you want to consider the surrounding decor and structure of the room.

Obviously the single panel pieces are rectangular or square with a sturdy and powerful presence. They have a very obvious geometric shape, which works great in modern settings. However, if your space is already covered with basic rectangular mirrors, rectangular windows, and rectangular shelves, then it might be effective to break it up a bit with one of our unique multi-panel metal layouts. However, if your space has circles and abstract shapes and designs already, then a nice solid panel metal art design might be just what is needed to balance all of that out and give some structure to the display.

If you still have trouble deciding between single panel metal art and their multiple panel counterparts, send us a photograph of your space where the artwork will hang and we can superimpose both options into the artwork so you can see both options and make your decision a visual one.


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PERSPECTIVE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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    A very creative design employing a variety of grind patterns and textures, smoothly flowing together on a solid panel of aerospace grade aluminum.

    MONS - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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    Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0261M -

      Modern metal wall panel with an up-close engraving of the Statue of Liberty in NYC, New York. A tribue to the Big Apple. Available Now.

      LOST (42% OFF!) - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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        Ground Stainless Steel

        LE MAN - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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        Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0609M -

          Large, decoratively ground aluminum panel. Wide variety of grind patterns and textures in a creative, elegant wave.

          CONDUCTION SINGLE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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          Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0078M -

            This gorgeous piece is over five feet in length. The artist uses a single panel of pure metal to showcase the beautiful swirls created by his grinder. The swirls vary in size and shape, contributing to an exceptionally modern style. They create a wonderful texture and feeling of depth to the piece. This beautiful, achromatic piece would compliment almost any decor.

            LE MAN COMPOSITION - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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            Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0610M -

              When you view the "Le Man Composition" piece, several points inevitably come to mind. First, the bending, winding paths of the various textures produce impossible movement and flow that make the stainless steel panel appear more like mercury, in a solid state of fluid motion. Next, you begin to notice the spectacular variety in the grind patterns, as each section represents one of Nicholas' signature grind patterns - to represent the broadest spectrum of Nicholas Yust's grinding capabilities,...

              AMAZEMENT - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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              Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0469M -

                Textured stainless steel

                AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0471M -

                  Patriotic metal sculpture, a dedication to the Twin Towers in New York City.

                  LATTICE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                  Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0234M -

                    Lattice' is one of Nicholas' single-panel metal wall sculptures whose design appears quite simple, but in reality is very technical. The criss-crossing grind strips are carefully created by the artist, by hand, in varying lengths and widths. It is very important that they remain straight and uniform to maintain the strong, rectangular form of the artwork. Lattice is a piece that looks wonderful in offices and corporate buildings, or simply rooms that need a solid, squared panel to add some...

                    OCEANA - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                    Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0272M -

                      With the 'Oceana' metal wall sculpture you get another abstract approach from Nicholas Yust, similar to the Deviation and Eccentricity sculptures. These pieces stand out among the others in our Single Pane Metal Gallery because of the unique, experimental grind patterns. The various shapes and lines scattered across the busy surface look almost like artistic doodles by Nicholas. With similar abstract grinds, the major difference between this sculpture and the others mentioned above is the...

                      MAGMA ALUMINUM - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                      Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0248M -

                        This pure metal modern wall sculpture sculpture, entitled 'Magma', is yet another new addition to our Contemporary Metal Art Single-Panel Gallery. This piece is unique in that the raised center panel is only differenciated from the larger back panel by the grind pattern applied to its surface. Generally one of the two panels will be painted to contrast with the other, but this piece creates its own separation by the loud, noticeable grind pattern applied to the top metal panel. The grinds on...

                        LINEA - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                        Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0240M -

                          The Linea sculpture is basically a vertical, single-panel relative of the Polar Encapsulation sculpture, which is one of Nicholas' most renound pieces. It's upward ripples are often compared to oceanic waves. These consistent wavy patterns are carefully ground with a steady hand. The slick, polished surface adds to the watery appearance of the metal panels. Beams of light reflect individually off of the deep grind patterns, adding to the illusion. Variations of this grind pattern can be found...

                          ELECTRIC FIELDS V1 - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                          Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0536M -

                            Yet another of the new series added by Nicholas Yust to his Modern Metal Multi-Panel Artwork Gallery, Electric Fields depicts the very image that the name suggests. Dramatic inter-woven lines dart across the surface of this modern metal sculpture creating a visual spectacle. This sculpture is also available in a 3-panel version (see Electric Fields V2). Electric Fields is a stand-out focal point for any modern home or office. At the risk of sounding cheesy, I would venture to say that it truly...

                            ECCENTRICITY - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
                            Price: $860.00
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                            Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0115M -

                              With the 'Eccentricity' sculpture you get another abstract approach from Nicholas Yust, similar to the Deviation and Oceana metal sculptures. These pieces stand out among the others in our Single Pane Metal Gallery because of the unique, experimental grind patterns. The various shapes and lines scattered across the busy surface look almost like artistic doodles by Nicholas. Just as the name suggestions, the grind patterns of this piece show a bit of an eccentric side of the artist. Although it...

                              DOPPLER EFFECT - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                              Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0109M -

                                The 'Doppler Effect' is a very unique member of our modern metal art collection because unlike many of Nicholas' sculptures the grind pattern does not cover the entire surface. It is in one isolated path traveling from one edge the other. Nicholas has to be so careful when grinding this sculpture because the edges of the winding pattern are actually outlined first by hand with a blade After that is completed, he meticulously grinds the metal, also by hand, within the outlined path. The...

                                DEVIATION - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0098M -

                                  With the Deviation sculpture you get another abstract approach from Nicholas Yust. This piece stands out among the others in our Single Pane Metal Gallery because of the unique, experimental grind patterns. The various shapes and lines scattered across the busy surface look almost like artistic doodles by Nicholas. Just as the name suggestions, this wall sculpture deviates away from the ultra-modern grind patterns of much of our other artwork. It shows some Abstract emotion from the artist,...

                                  TANTALUM SINGLE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                  Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0716M -

                                    Tantalum Single is a variation of one of Nicholas Yust's most popular designs, his flawless starburst pattern named Tantalum. So many elements come into play that make this piece truly a spectacle: the impossible precision as the lines meet in the tiniest of points in the center. The effectively balanced and symmetrical rays bursting from the point. The compensation for the fact that the grinder spins in only one direction as he makes this piece, yet the lines must go in different directions,...

                                    SOLACE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                    Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0685M -

                                      Solace is a piece that has an exciting, spaghetti-bowl like pattern with full coverage across the surface of the aluminum panel. The design evokes emotion and motion, and the smooth, casual grinding paths allow Nicholas to really be one with the artwork and find his own level of Solace in its creation. One might draw a comparison to the world famous mid-century abstract paintings by Jackson Pollock...

                                      SKYPE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                      Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0682M -

                                        Skype is a 100% hand-crafted original work of contemporary art by Cincinnati artist Nicholas Yust. It features an arching grind pattern with creative geometry reminiscent of a seashell. He uses a variety of tools, grits, textures and angles to actually etch the patterns into the surface of the metal panels. The careful attention to the curves and angles of the sweeping pattern gives the artwork life movement, particularly as light reflects from different angles as you walk by. Skype is a...

                                        SHEAR PLANES - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                        Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0671M -

                                          Shear Planes is an exceptionally impressive metallic artwork by Nicholas Yust. At first glance it seems like a fairly straightforward checkered or plaid-like pattern, however upon closer inspection you notice the incredible attention to detail as the criss-crossing lines create visual layers, and the changing surface textures create depth and dimension. This piece requires a perfectly steady hand, as the slightest movements or fluctuations would cause noticable imperfections in the clean,...

                                          RIPPLE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                          Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0664M -

                                            Ripple is a very energetic metal wall sculpture that has an almost science fiction appeal to it. The gaping, rippling pattern creates a silvery vortex that pulls at the viewer and draws you in. Like the consuming void of a black hole, or the gaping entrance to an earthen cave, Nicholas Yust's Ripple design threatens to pull you in and captivate you every time you see it.

                                            RECOIL - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                            Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0657M -

                                              Recoil is a 100% hand-crafted original work of contemporary art by Cincinnati artist Nicholas Yust. It features a criss-crossing grind pattern with surprising geometry and deceptive holographic layering. He uses a variety of tools, grits, textures and angles to actually etch the patterns into the surface of the metal panels. The careful attention to angles and interwoven layers make the artwork look as though the weave is three-dimensional, particularly as light reflects from different angles...

                                              RAIN - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                              Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0655M -

                                                Rain is a rather universal, very attractive metal art piece by Nicholas Yust. The dotty grind pattern bubbles along in hundreds of vertical paths and streaks, covering the surface of this aluminum panel. As the name suggests, this technique creates a silvery, watery effect that mimics droplets like rain in the sky, or condensation on a glassy surface.

                                                PRECIPITATION - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0649M -

                                                  Precipitation is a very unique metal artwork with a geometric theme to it. The angle and style of the grind pattern changes in each segemented section, with a fine trim separating them from each other. This creates a very interest effect that often times makes the surface seem uneven rather than flat; as though the divisive lines between each segment were actually a crease in the metal...

                                                  POLAR ENCAPSULATION SINGLE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                    Polar Encapsulation Single features a tightly waving grind pattern that spreads horizontally across the metallic surface. This artwork boasts hundreds of fine passes with Nicholas's hand-held grinder, and the rippled design causes almost holographic movement in the light; as the viwer walks by or rocks from side to side, the reflection of any direct or ambient light will follow along the lines, dipping and surging with the pattern.

                                                    POLAR ATTRACTION SINGLE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                    Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0644M -

                                                      Polar Attraction Single boasts a symmetrical pattern with an almost spider-like appearance to it. The two halves are not quite mirrored, but the broad wavy strokes create a vase-like appearance which allows this piece to compliment silver vases and other similar decor in even a more conservative, elegant setting.

                                                      INTER-DIFFUSION SINGLE - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                      Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0594M -

                                                        Inter-Diffusion Single is one of several circle-themed silver pieces that Nicholas has created. This design in particular features several large, looping circles with a variety of smaller circles flowing between them. The design is particularly attractive in how the circles draw the eye out and around and off the edges of the artwork, like what you are seeing is nothing but a small glimpse of some massive, interstellar experience...

                                                        FLOURISH - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                        Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0554M -

                                                          Flourish is a twist on Nicholas's popular Electric Fields design, with short, wispy grinds scattered horizontally across the metallic surface. The massive quantity of individual grind passes creates gorgeous play and movement in the light, particularly as the viewer walks by the artwork or rocks from side to side facing it. Impossible to duplicate with photography, but an absolute spectacle to experience in real life...

                                                          ENTRAPPED PARTICLES - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                            Entrapped Particles is a fun, playful design with a bit of a scientific flair to it. As the name suggests, there are a series of circular patterns etched and scattered throughout the metallic surface in varying sizes. Trailing and weaving in and out of these circular particles is a wavy, energetic pattern like some sort of current or membrane keeping the circles in check.

                                                            DECEPTION - Hand-Ground Metal Art by Nicholas Yust
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                                                            Nicholas Yust Fine Metal Art Item #: NY0527M -

                                                              This piece is an excellent example of Nicholas Yust's ability to freehand his grind patterns using a wide variety of tools and techniques. The abstract scenery depicted in Deception could be a futuristic sci-fi fantasy, a glimpse at an underwater tropical scene, or even a starry, planetary setting. A design like this can draw you in for hours as you apprecaite the fine detail and incredible variety created simply through monochromatic etchings on aluminum.