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Karl Blossfeldt

The Alphabet of Plants

by Gert Mattenklott

  • 202 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Schirmer/Mosel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual photographers,
  • Nature in art, still life, landscapes & seascapes,
  • Photography Of Specific Subjects,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnn Wilde (Editor), Jurgen Wilde (Editor), Karl Blossfeldt (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9770316M
    ISBN 103829603045
    ISBN 109783829603041

    Karl Blossfeldt () was neither a professional photographer nor a natural scientist. He was a sculptor, amateur photographer, and a professor at Berlin's school of arts and crafts where he taught modeling. His interest in the plant world was of an artistic and didactic nature: he was fascinated by the structure of plants, their organic configuration, and their "lofty artistic form 5/5(1). Karl Blossfeldt is best known for his precise photographs of plants; however, he began his career as a sculptor, completing apprenticeships at the ironworks and foundry in Mägdesprung and the Kunstgewerbeschule (Institute of the royal arts museum) in Berlin from to From to .

    Karl Blossfeldt ( –) is best-known for his close-up photographs of plants published in as Urformen der Kunst. A photographer, sculptor, teacher and artist based in Berlin, Blossfeldt made a homemade camera that could magnifying the subject up to thirty times its size, revealing the natural structure of a plant – the repetitive patterns found in natural textures and forms. Book Description MIT Press Ltd, United States, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Newly discovered photographic collages by early-twentieth-century photographer Karl angelstouch16.com Blossfeldt () achieved overnight fame in the late s with the first publication of his photographs of plants/5(6).

    BLOSSFELDT BOOK SERIES. PROJECT DESCRIPTION In this project I was given the copy-writing and imagery content to produce a printed and digital book series based on the photographer Karl Blossfeldt. I was to choose the target audience and design the books based on how the audience would use them. PROJECT CONCEPT. His book “Art forms in Nature,” published in , made him famous overnight. Inspiring Images by Karl Blossfeldt. When we look at Karl Blossfeldt’s photos, we’ll see that nature was definitely an excellent designer. It even makes you take a closer look at the golden ratio .


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Jun 29,  · Karl Blossfeldt: Masterworks presents a remarkable collection of Blossfeldt’s strikingly austere yet poetic portraits of plants, which capture their timeless beauty in intimate detail.

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May 07,  · Karl Blossfeldt () photographed thousands of plants; these are almost never seen from above, but rather from the side, and against a neutral background. This book /5(3). Karl Blossfeldt (June 13, – December 9, ) was a German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist who worked in Berlin, Germany.

He is best known for his close-up photographs of plants and living things, published in as Urformen der Kunst. He was inspired, as was his father, by nature and the ways in which plants grow. The iconic German photographer Karl Blossfeldt's stunning plant photography is presented here for the first time in an English language edition with beautifully printed duotones that do justice to the work of this turn of the century master.

A truly stunning and important book/5. Strikingly modern and inherently beautiful, Karl Blossfeldt's photographs of plants, flowers and seed heads are as appealing today, as they were when they were first introduced to the public in his two landmark books Urformen der Kunst, (Archetypal Forms of Art), and Wundergarten der Natur.

Urformen der Kunst was the first of three photo books by Blossfeldt: four years later there came Wundergarten der Natur (), and posthumously Wunder in der Natur (). All of Blossfeldt's published photographs have been collected in the highly recommended book from Taschen, Karl Blossfeldt: The Complete Published Work.

Karl Blossfeldt’s monochrome photographs present semiabstracted studies of diverse flora, bridging the 19th- and 20th-century worlds of image-making Founder: Benedikt Taschen. Karl Blossfeldt, German photographer known best for his stark close-up portraits of plants, twigs, seeds, leaves, and other flora.

In Blossfeldt began his studies as an apprentice at the Art Ironworks and Foundry in Mägdesprung, Germany, where he studied sculpture and iron casting. He then. Apr 28,  · "Karl Blossfeldt: Masterworks," published by D.A.P., highlights 70 of the thousands of plant photographs taken by the German artist in the early angelstouch16.com: Allison Meier.

Mar 28,  · Karl Blossfeldt: Masterworks presents a remarkable collection of Blossfeldt's strikingly austere yet poetic portraits of plants, which capture their timeless beauty in intimate detail.

Karl Blossfeldt (–) was a photographer, sculptor, teacher and artist who worked in Berlin. May 02,  · Posted on my book blog. Karl Blossfeldt () was a German teacher who devoted himself to the study of nature and the architectural / design elements hidden in plants, and revealed by him in his photographs/5.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Karl Blossfeldt books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Follow Karl Blossfeldt and explore their bibliography from angelstouch16.com's Karl Blossfeldt Author Page. The flora in Karl Blossfeldt: Masterworks do not scream "botanical photography." Instead the plants appear to be composed in another medium entirely—maybe iron sculpture or illustration.

This visual play may be attributed to the fact that Blossfeldt (–)—who is now best remembered as a photographer—was actually, primarily, a sculptor.

His photographs of plants were originally. A serious man who earned his living as a teacher, Karl Blossfeldt () seems an unlikely candidate for aesthetic canonization. But his photographs of plants, which he took in the thousands over more than thirty years, reveal a formally rigorous talent whose precision and dedication bridge the nineteenth and twentieth century worlds of image making.

Dec 03,  · Interesting Facts About Karl Blossfeldt 7: Urformen der Kunst Was Best Seller All Over The World. Urformen der Kunst’ (Art Forms in Nature) was his first book which has the original work in photography.

It became best seller all over the world in Interesting Facts About Karl Blossfeldt 8: Since Then, Karl Published A Technical. Karl Blossfeldt: The Complete Published Work (Taschen 25th Anniversary) by Hans-Christian Adam and Karl Blossfeldt | 15 Aug out of 5 stars 7. Prior to publishing this photographic book, in Blossfeldt was sent an invitation to exhibit his work at Karl Nierendorf’s gallery.

From there, Blossfeldt was encouraged to collect all his images in one place. The words of Walter Benjamin, critic, repositioned the artist in modern art and photography debates. Karl Blossfeldt. Karl Blossfeldt was a German photographer, born in As a sculptor, teacher and artist who practised in Berlin, he is best known for his photography of plants, exemplified in the book Urformen der Kunst(Art Forms in Nature).

The intricacies of the plants are emphasised by the neutral backgrounds and skilful understanding of the quality of the specimens, which were. A new book reveals a striking collection of plant portraits captured in amazing detail by photographer Karl Blossfeldt.

Learn about Karl Blossfeldt: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and angelstouch16.com: Dec 09, Newly discovered photographic collages by early-twentieth-century photographer Karl Blossfeldt.

Karl Blossfeldt () achieved overnight fame in the late s with the first publication of his photographs of plants. Those photographs, which revealed the inner structures of the organic forms, immediately made him a pioneer of New Objectivity—an innovative movement in art and.Karl Blossfeldt was a German photographer known for his magnified black-and-white images of plants and flowers.

View Karl Blossfeldt’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and sculpture for sale and learn about the angelstouch16.comality: German.