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By Richard Woodfield

This e-book specializes in Aby Warburg (1866-1929), one of many mythical figures of 20th century cultural heritage. His assortment, that is 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 number of essays deals 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 venture and his favorite subject of gala's. Richard Woodfield is study Professor within the college of paintings and layout on the Nottingham Trent college, 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 artwork, thought and Culture sequence. he's additionally the final Editor of a brand new sequence of books for G+B Arts foreign, Aesthetics and the Arts. Edited via Richard Woodfield, examine Professor within the school of paintings and layout at Nottingham Trent collage, UK.

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