Karl Blossfeldt - The Complete Published Work
Price 16,90 €
- Temporarily out of stock
15,36 € (VAT 0%)
HB, 544 pages
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Has the product or model you have been looking for run out of stock?
If the product or model you have been looking for is out of stock, subscribe to availability notification.
- Nouto myymälästä
- 0,00 €
- 7,90 €
- Tilaa toimitettuna lähimpään Postin automaattiin.
- 13,80 €
- Paketti suoraan koti / Yritykseen. Posti 14
Your order can be shipped with these shipping methods.
Karl Blossfeldt’s monochrome photographs present semiabstracted studies of diverse flora, bridging the 19th- and 20th-century worlds of image-making and bringing a distinctly sculptural aspect to a two-dimensional medium. This volume collects all known published images, each one still beautifully idiosyncratic, capturing the innate visual poetry and formal elegance of plants.
\nGerman photography pioneer Karl Blossfeldt (1865–1932) photographed plants so beautifully, and with such originality, that his work transcends the medium itself. Over more than 30 years, he took thousands of photographs, revealing a formally rigorous talent whose precision and dedication bridge the 19th- and 20th-century worlds of image-making and bring a distinctly sculptural aspect to a firmly two-dimensional art form.
\nBeautifully but starkly composed against plain cardboard backgrounds, Blossfeldt’s images, relying on a northern light for their sense of volume, reveal nothing of the man but everything of themselves. They are still lifes, piercingly final statements on their subject, and have endured owing to their aesthetics and the ongoing fascination of students and photographers. Like their maker, they are quietly and lastingly effective.