Karl Blossfeldt: Art Forms In Nature

Curated by: Karen Love

Extraordinary, early 20th-century botanical images by the renowned German photographer Karl Blossfeldt, who believed that "the best constructions for industrial design had already been anticipated in nature".
Photographs loaned by Malinda Wayt in Los Angeles. Supported by the Goethe Institute Vancouver and the Canada Council.

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Events

Thursday, June 20th, 7:30pm | Type, Stereotype, Archetype: Karl Blossfeldt and the New Objectivity, lecture by Rod Slemmons

Exhibition Tour

Les Jardins de Metis, Grand-Metis, PQ - July 12 - September 2, 1996

Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON - September 26 - December 29, 1996

Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB - January 17 - March 23, 1997

Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK - June 19 - August 10, 1997

Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB - October 17 - November 26, 1997

Karl Blossfeldt, Aconitum, (Aconite, Wolfsbane, Monkshood) Young shoot enlarged 5.4 times, photograph.
Karl Blossfeldt, Aconitum, (Aconite, Wolfsbane, Monkshood) Young shoot enlarged 5.4 times, photograph.
Blossfeldt, Gallery Invitation
Gallery Invitation
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view

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