Karl Blossfeldt

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Birthday
13, 1865
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 9, 1932 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1865
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 9, 1932 (67)

About

Teacher and photographer known for taking magnified pictures of plants that highlighted their artistic and architectural properties.

Before Fame

He attended the Institute of Royal Arts Museum in Berlin.

Trivia

He was an untrained photographer and used a camera that he had designed to magnify plants.

Family Life

His father was also inspired by plants.

Associated With

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright was a fan of "Unformen der Kunst", a book of his photographs.