(1924 - 2017)
Fritz Koenig was active/lived in New York / Germany. Fritz Koenig is known for abstract, spherical sculpture, teaching.
Biography Fritz Koenig
"Fritz Koenig, Sculptor of Trade Center ‘Sphere,’ Dies at 92," by David W. Dunlap, The New York Times, Obituary section, February 27, 2017
Fritz Koenig hoped to see his monumental Sphere — a sculptural symbol of the promise, destruction and resilience of the original World Trade Center — return to its intended site in Lower Manhattan.
But the effort to bring the battered artwork home, like every other element of the trade center redevelopment project, was waylaid by battles over political and physical turf.
As it stands now, Mr. Koenig’s 27-foot-high bronze sculpture, still badly scarred from the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001, is not scheduled to return to the trade center from a nearby park until lat
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