Nancy Koenigsberg

    • Charting
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 28" x 28" x 1"
    • Currents
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 28" x 28" x 3"
    • Crossings
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 12" x 28"
    • Tides
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 28" x 28" x 6"
    • SOLD
    • River Run
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 12" x 28"
    • Untitled
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 27 3/4" x 27 3/4" x 1/2"
    • Untitled
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 27 3/4" x 27 3/4" x 1/2"
    • Untitled
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 27 3/4" x 27 3/4" x 1/2"
    • SOLD
    • Surface #1
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 19" x 19"
    • Surface #2
    • Coated Copper Wire and Painted Aluminum
    • 19" x 19"
    • Surface #4
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 19" x 19"
    • Surface #5
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 19" x 19"
    • #12
    • Coated Copper Wire and Annealed Steel Wire
    • 13" x 13"
    • SOLD
    • #10
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 13" x 13"
    • SOLD
    • #3
    • Coated Copper Wire
    • 13" x 13"
    • SOLD
    • Surface #3
    • Copper Coated Wire
    • 19" x 19"
    • SOLD

Artist Statement

For the past twenty years Koenigsberg’s work has been concerned with interlocking lines and the spaces they form. She creates a sense of weightlessness and luminescence by the manipulation of narrow gauge industrial wire, exploring the contradiction between metal elements known for their strength and durability and the delicacy of the textiles which are created. These lace-like layers of nets allow for transparency and the passage of light and the formation of shadows. In other works the nets are thickly layered and become almost opaque. Lines cross and re-cross to create a complex fabric and tangle of shadows. The objects appear fragile, but she seeks to maintain their strength through the use of these materials.

Artist Bio

Nancy Koenigsberg is a full time artist and maintains a studio in NYC. Her work uses a variety of textile techniques – weaving, knotting and crochet. Current materials are primarily steel and copper wires of various weights and colors. Nancy has exhibited widely in the US, Europe and Asia, both in juried and invitational exhibitions. Her work is in many private and public collections, including Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Cleveland Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC and the Racine Art Museum. She is a founding member of the Textile Study Group of New York, Inc. and currently serves as its President Emerita.