Introduction by Karl Nierendorf. 120 full-page black and white plates with captions. 128p. Measures 8.25×11.25 inches. Unabridged and slightly altered republication of Art Forms in Nature published by E. Weyhe, NY in 1929.
Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) was a German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist who is best known for his close-up photographs of plants and living things. This work was initially intended as personal reference material and attained critical acclaim in 1928 when he first published it in German.