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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): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Caroline van Eck At first sight, classical architecture, with its continuous revivals and reworking of the forms of Greek and Roman building, would appear to offer a privileged field in which to apply Warburg's central notion of the survival of classical forms ( Nachleben der Antike ) and his view...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Peter Mack This essay reflects on the different uses that its author has made of the Warburg Institute Library, first as a student, resident in the Library for two years, then as a visitor on day-long research trips from Warwick, and most recently as director of the Institute. After describing how...
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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): 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): 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): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann This essay, part of a special issue on the Warburg Institute and Library, offers personal recollections of scholars whom the author encountered there as a student in the early 1970s, including E. H. Gombrich, Otto Kurz, Michael Baxandall, Frances Yates, D. P. Walker, A. I...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Paul Crossley This article traces the roundabout journey of an architectural historian from Cambridge to the Warburg Institute Library, via Cracow, Princeton, and Manchester. The author's early research, into German and Central European architecture, had little to do with Warburgian interests, but...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Barbara Maria Stafford Received opinion holds that it would be more efficient, hence more economical, to compress and thus dissolve the holdings of the Warburg Institute Library into an overarching university library system. This essay argues two points: first, that we should not be automatically...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 September 2017
...William J. Diebold Levine Emily J. , Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 444 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Georges Didi-Huberman Duke University Press 2003 Translated by Vivian Rehberg and Boris Belay CK 9.2-08 Didi 3/14/03 10:50 AM Page 273 ARTISTIC SURVIVAL Panofsky vs. Warburg and the Exorcism of Impure Time Georges Didi...
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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): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In this introduction to a Common Knowledge special issue on the Warburg Institute, the authors argue that the Institute remains today — as it has been, in different forms, for almost a century — one of Europe's central institutions for the study of cultural history. At once a rich and uniquely...
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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): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael P. Steinberg This essay portrays the “law of the good neighbor” as the principle of the Warburg Library's collections — as the argument for their expansion and coherence, as well as the principle governing the scholarly practice inspired by the Warburg Institute and “Warburg school” 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): 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 September 2017) 23 (3): 540–541.
Published: 01 September 2017
... famously Warburg sense. literal a coherentthe werein school not really intellectuals Hamburg the because partly school, neighbor, and Frankfurt the contemporary its as famous notas is school nearly Hamburg but the known, well individually are Warburg,Panofsky and Cassirer...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 188–191.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Stones and Solidified Juices: The Materials of Renaissance Building is forthcoming. Michael Baxandall (1933 –  2008) was professor of the history of the classical tradition at the Warburg Institute, London, as well as, later in his career, professor of art...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Alberti’s career as a practicing architect and consultant on building and building on consultant and architect practicing a Alberti’sas career On Architecture oeconomia , chap. 2, 1:1–5. 2, chap. , 1952). (London: Warburg...