KARL BLOSSFELDT: AN ONLINE EXHIBITION

http://www.michaelhoppengallery.com/exhibitions/120/overview

Features a wide selection of spectacular first edition photogravures by Karl Blossfeldt who practised as a photographer, sculptor and a design teacher in the 1920’s.

Karl Blossfeldt is regarded as one of the defining photographers of the twentieth century and dedicated thirty-five years to documenting botanical subject matter.  He developed a series of homemade cameras that allowed him to photograph plant surfaces in magnified detail.

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