Karl Blossfeldt - Briza maxima (greater quaking grass)

Karl Blossfeldt - Briza maxima (greater quaking grass)

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Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) was a botanist, instructor of sculpture, and photographer in turn-of-the-century Berlin, who used his remarkable studies of plants to educate his students about design elements in nature. He once said, "The plant never lapses into mere arid functionalism; it fashions and shapes according to logic and suitability, and with its primeval force compels everything to attain the highest artistic form." Self-taught in photography, he devoted himself to studying natural forms, photographing nothing but flowers, buds and seed capsules for thirty-five years.

Plate 95 from Wundergarten der Natur (1932)
Medium: Photogravure
Image size: 21.5 x 28 cm / 8.4 x 11 inches
Mat: 35.5 x 45.7cm / 14 x 18 inches
Mat: Archival Rising Museum Mounting Board - White
Unframed