Agda Österberg

1891 - 1987

Agda Österberg (1891–1987) was a pioneering Swedish textile artist, revered for her mastery in weaving and her vibrant, abstract designs that reflected the ethos of mid-20th-century Scandinavian craftsmanship. Renowned for her innovative use of color and texture, Österberg's most celebrated works include the "Kaskad" and "Diagonal" tapestries, which exemplify her skill in combining traditional weaving techniques with modernist aesthetics. These works are characterized by their dynamic compositions and intricate interplay of forms, showcasing her unique artistic vision and contribution to modern textile art.