Richard Woodfield's Art History as Cultural History: Warburg's Projects PDF

By Richard Woodfield

ISBN-10: 9057010038

ISBN-13: 9789057010033

ISBN-10: 9057010232

ISBN-13: 9789057010231

This publication makes a speciality of Aby Warburg (1866-1929), one of many mythical figures of 20th century cultural background. His assortment, that's now housed within the Warburg Institute of the collage of London bears witness to his idiosyncratic method of a psychology of symbolism, and explores the Nachleben of classical antiquity in its manifold cultural legacy. This choice of essays bargains the 1st translation of 1 of Warburg's key essays, the Gombrich lecture, defined by means of Carlo Ginzburg as 'the richest and such a lot penetrating interpretation of Warburg' and unique essays on Warburg's astrology, his Mnemosyne undertaking and his favorite subject of fairs. Richard Woodfield is study Professor within the school of artwork and layout on the Nottingham Trent collage, England. He has edited E.H Gombrich's Reflections at the background of Art (1987), Gombrich on paintings and Psychology (1996), The crucial Gombrich (1996), and a quantity on Riegl within the Critical Voices in paintings, thought and Culture sequence. he's additionally the overall Editor of a brand new sequence of books for G+B Arts foreign, Aesthetics and the Arts. Edited by way of Richard Woodfield, study Professor within the college of paintings and layout at Nottingham Trent collage, UK.

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