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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Joseph Leo Koerner This essay finds its departure point in a title page that Aby Warburg (1866 – 1929) drafted for his lecture on the Pueblo Indians. Through the labyrinthine thought pathways evidenced by this much-amended and overwritten typescript, it explores the relation between reason and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
... contrast is an anonymous review — by Edgar Wind — attacking Gombrich's biography of Aby Warburg, which was published in 1970. Wind found the new Warburg circle “Lilliputian” in comparison with the old Hamburg circle, to which he had belonged. This essay disputes Wind's finding, based on its author's own...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... organized library, a center for doctoral and postdoctoral research, and a teaching faculty, the Institute was first envisioned by Aby Warburg, a pioneering historian of art and culture from a wealthy Jewish family in Hamburg. Warburg rejected the traditional view that the classical tradition was a simple...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 22–31.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Aby Warburg had embodied in the Institute and Library that he founded in Hamburg. The Institute is described as existing, during the late 1950s and early 1960s in London, less as a formal institution than as the interaction of some two dozen émigrés with what the author describes as “the intention of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Elizabeth Sears Aby Warburg's Nachlass , the heart of the Warburg Institute Archive, is complemented by other large holdings which are no less remarkable. Quietly accumulating over the decades, still only provisionally cataloged, the vast corpus of letters filed as “General Correspondence” reveals...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Georges Didi-Huberman This article deals with the genesis of the Bilderatlas Mnemosyne , composed by Aby Warburg between 1927 and 1929 as a response to the Great War. His reaction to the war was both pathetic (even pathological) and epistemic (which is to say, methodological). If the history of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Carlo Ginzburg The author describes his research experience in the 1960s, as an apprentice historian, in the Warburg Library. His work on witchcraft trials in early modern Italy, he argues, was deeply affected by the Library's unique character. Aby Warburg's law of the “good neighbour” (the book we...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christopher S. Wood “ Dromenon ” was and is the rubric governing the fourth and final floor of Aby Warburg's Library. The word means “the thing done,” “the action,” and in the context of the Greek Mysteries referred to rites, as opposed to words and images. In the Warburg Library in London...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jill Kraye Against the backdrop of Walter Benjamin's famous essay, “Unpacking My Library” (1931), this article, by the Librarian of the Warburg Institute, tells the story of the many times that the Warburg Library has been packed and unpacked. First it was the private collection of Aby Warburg...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
... cultural analysis. The essay includes a tribute to Anne Marie Meyer (1919 – 2004), Warburg scholar and long-time affiliate of the Institute, with special emphasis on the question that she uniquely raised: “Exactly what was the relation between [Aby] Warburg's research on paganism in the Renaissance and his...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the context of the Warburg Institute, is connected not only to Aby Warburg's ideas on Nachleben der Antike and Mnemosyne , but also to the organization and holdings of the Warburg Institute Library. Working in the Warburg Library gives architectural historians the intellectual space to think about...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christy Anderson In 1941 Fritz Saxl and Rudolf Wittkower of the Warburg Institute organized an exhibition on English Art and the Mediterranean . The photographic exhibition showed the long history of artistic and cultural ties between English art and the classical tradition, employing Aby Warburg's...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... persuaded by the popular and largely unexamined goal of efficiency; and second, that the Library indeed requires its own space but that that space must now be reconceived. In line with Aby Warburg's belief that the past should engage the present by expanding and refreshing it, the Warburg Institute...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 285–291.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Carlo Ginzburg; Jeffrey M. Perl The author describes his research experience in the 1960s as an apprentice historian in the Warburg Library. His work on witchcraft trials in early modern Italy, he argues, was deeply affected by the library’s unique character. Aby Warburg’s law of the “good neighbor...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 540–541.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 September 2017
... sanitary preferable are the to danger neglectand concludeto that leads him become has atof whatParis neglect.”palpable aconsequence anger at best His aby-is beauty that us teaches of Paris Boeuf. Le Ass), Belle- Halles: Les around streets the walked   Calliope Sidonia...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 April 2003
...-Huberman Translated by Vivian Rehberg and Boris Belay “Survival” is the central concept, the Hauptproblem, of Aby Warburg and the Warburgian school of art history. In Warburg’s work, the term Nachleben refers to the survival (the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 188–191.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of the Aby Warburg Foundation’s Hans-Reimer­ Prize, he has curated several exhibitions of contemporary art, including “L’Empreinte” at the Centre Pompidou, and is the author of some thirty books. His works in English translation include Fra Angelico...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 January 2012
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the Middle Ages, reg- istered simultaneously in Cambridge (at my old college, Trinity) and at the Cour- tauld Institute. (Such informalities would be impossible now, as each university strives to bolster its doctoral league tables.) Aby Warburg’s publications...