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Photogravures by Karl Blossfeldt

KARL BLOSSFELDT – ART FORMS IN NATUREKarl Blossfeldt was a German photographer celebrated by the Surrealists and early modernists for his pioneering close-up images of plants and flora.

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) botanical fine art photographer - Eryngium maritimum

Karl Blossfeldt, Eryngium maritimum, Sea holly, eryngo, bracts and capitulum

Karl Blossfeldt Photogravures Urformen der Kunst 1929

Karl Blossfeldt Photogravures Urformen der Kunst I can feel a Karl collection coming on because his images are so strong.

Jarl Blossfeldt, Mesembryanthemum linguiforme, Mesembryanthemum, seed capsule

Karl Blossfeldt German photographer, sculptor and teacher - from his book Art Forms in Nature. He photographed plants to catalogue and understand their structure