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KARL  BLOSSFELDT
KARL BLOSSFELDT Karl Blossfeldt  1865-1932  was a German instructor of sculpture who used his remarkable photographs of pl...
Blossfeldt was a student in Berlin at a time when the    Judgenstil    movement was at its peak. This    Young Style    wa...
After five years he returned to Berlin, where he constructed his own large-format camera and began making images of a wide...
Blossfeldt focused on flowers, stems, leaves, buds, tendrils, seeds and seedpods, meticulously arranging them to show the ...
   The plant never lapses into mere arid functionalism  it fashions and shapes according to logic and suitability, and wit...
In the process he created some of the most innovative photographic work of his time, the simple yet expressive forms captu...
He usually placed the subjects of his photographs against white or grey cardboard, sometimes against a black background. H...
The technique and processing conditions were very simple  only the medium size of the negative format was somewhat out of ...
This was followed up with Wundergarten Der Natur  Magic Garden of Nature , published the year he died, 1932. These rarely ...
LOS ANGELES VALLEY COLLEGE ART GALLERY 5800 FULTON STREET VALLEY GLEN, CA 91401 NOV 5     JAN 23 CURATED BY THE LAVC ART C...