Cucurbita by Karl Blossfeldt

The photograph titled “Cucurbita” by Karl Blossfeldt features the tendrils of a pumpkin. Blossfeldt, known for his close-up images of plants, has captured the intricate details of the tendrils with a strong contrast that accentuates the spiral forms and textures. The year the photograph was taken is unspecified above, but Blossfeldt’s works largely come from the early 20th century.

In this black and white photo, the pumpkin tendrils coil elegantly against a neutral background. The image showcases the tendrils in the foreground, offering a detailed look at their structural beauty. The stark contrast and focus on form highlight the organic patterns and draw attention to the geometric and architectural qualities inherent in these natural objects.

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