New York

Natalie Bieser

Nancy Hoffman Gallery

Natalie Bieser’s work consists of tiny beads strung in clusters on threads which are suspended between two slight wooden strips fixed to the wall. In some of the works, the wooden strips are positioned vertically and parallel so that the two or three strands of thread simply hang loosely between them with the major clusters of beads gathering at the lowest point on the curve of the thread. In other works, the wooden strips are at right angles or crossed or simply in different positions forming different configurations and sometimes causing a gentle twist in the sequence of the strands of thread. The wooden strips are painted in bright pastel, blending colors and the heads are of different colors, hardly larger than the thread on which they are strung. Aside from the clusters of beads, occasional single or small groups of beads dot the black lines of the threads. This description sounds a

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