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Karl Blossfeldt

Tony Cearns reflects on Karl Blossfeldt ahead of the Hayward travelling exhibition at The Brindley on SAT 25 APRIL – SUN 31 MAY 2015 as part of LOOK/15 Liverpool International Festival of Photography. 397 more words

Karl Blossfeldt - mixing the artistic and the scientific

It is often said by artists –
‘I’m inspired by nature and natural forms’

Here is some ‘Natural Inspiration’ from the past.

Inspiring photography.
Inspiring Man ! 122 more words


The Sciences and The Humanities

Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932)

Maria-Sophie Germain (1 April 1776 – 27 June 1831) was a French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher.

As a child, she pored over every book on mathematics in her father’s library, and taught herself Latin and Greek so that she could read works like those of Sir Isaac Newton. 198 more words

Natural History

Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt (June 13, 1865 – December 9, 1932 – age 67) was a German photogrpaher, 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 1929 as,Urformen der Kunst.  31 more words

Art And Design

Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932) Famous photographer

An artist, teacher, sculptor and photographer from Germany, Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932)’

Taken from http://www.famousphotographers.net/karl-blossfeldt

‘An artist, teacher, sculptor and photographer from Germany, Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932), worked in Berlin till the age of 67. 546 more words

Part 2

Planting the seeds

Karl Blossfeldt, Indian Balsam, 1928

Aesthetically I rather love Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs of plants but they’re images I don’t really think about often. Joan Fontcuberta’s  266 more words


Sowing the seed for scientific photography, Karl Blossfeldt

Continuing on my pilgrimage to the photographic holy land, a place so unattainable, which hides as its reward the perfect photograph, I have once again stumbled across one who has come close to reaching such incredible heights. 220 more words