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By Richard Woodfield

This e-book makes a speciality of Aby Warburg (1866-1929), one of many mythical figures of 20th century cultural historical past. 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 selection of essays bargains the 1st translation of 1 of Warburg's key essays, the Gombrich lecture, defined through Carlo Ginzburg as 'the richest and so much penetrating interpretation of Warburg' and unique essays on Warburg's astrology, his Mnemosyne venture and his favorite subject of fairs. Richard Woodfield is examine Professor within the college of paintings and layout on the Nottingham Trent college, England. He has edited E.H Gombrich's Reflections at the historical past of Art (1987), Gombrich on paintings and Psychology (1996), The crucial Gombrich (1996), and a quantity on Riegl within the Critical Voices in artwork, idea and Culture sequence. he's additionally the final Editor of a brand new sequence of books for G+B Arts overseas, Aesthetics and the Arts. Edited through Richard Woodfield, study Professor within the college of artwork and layout at Nottingham Trent collage, UK.

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