First printing of Blossfeldt's stunning and influential enlarged photo studies of plant forms.
Very good plus.
URFORMEN DER KUNST
"A geyser of new image-worlds hisses up at points in our existence where we would least have thought them possible," wrote Walter Benjamin of the possibilities revealed by Blossfeldt's exquisite photographs: "an entire, unsuspected horde of analogies and forms in the shape of plants."
Read more: Benjamin, "News about Flowers."
Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth A.G., (1929). 12'' x 9.75''. Original gilt-stamped teal cloth. xviii pages, 120 black and white plates. Boards slightly bowed. Fraying to endbands. Moderate foxing throughout.
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