BLOSSFELDT, K: Art Forms in the Plant World

Blossfeldt, Karl. Art Forms in the Plant World. Dover, 1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28636) $12.00

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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.

ELIASSON, O: Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner/Reality Machines

Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner/Reality Machines, book cover Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner/Reality Machines. London: Moderna Museet and Konig Books, 2015. ISBN: 9783863358624. Ex-library. Very Good. Paperback. (#27325) $40.00

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Catalog published in conjunction with Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner / Reality Machines. Beautifully produced overview of Eliasson’s three-decade-long practice with a full account of his numerous projects. Biography. Bibliography.

Conversation of Eliasson and Daniel Birnbaum. Essay by Timothy Morton.

Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) is a visual artist who works in a wide range of media, including installation, painting, sculpture, photography, and film.