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The Warburg Institute is concerned mainly with cultural history, art history and history of ideas, especially in the Renaissance. It aims to promote and conduct research on the interaction of cultures, using verbal and visual materials. It specializes ...

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Alonso Berruguete, 'the son of Laocoon', and his assimilation of the Classical sources

Speaker: Manuel Arias, Museo Nacional da Escultura, ValladolidRe-opening the Workshop: Medieval to Early Modern - Lecture SeriesWorkshop and workshop practices represent a core and dynamic research strand in the history of art. This strand enco...

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7 Feb 2018

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'Divine proportion' in Renaissance Venice: Bellini, Carpaccio and Luca Pacioli

The Warburg Institute 'Divine proportion' in Renaissance Venice: Bellini, Carpaccio and Luca Pacioli Paul Hills (Professor Emeritus, The Courtauld Institute of Art) Venetian painting around 1500 is marked by a distinctive geometry. In ...

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26 Oct 2017

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Concepts of 'Nachleben'. Aby Warburg, Friedrich Gundolf and Julius von Schlosser as Book Collectors

Warburg Institute Concepts of 'Nachleben'. Aby Warburg, Friedrich Gundolf and Julius von Schlosser as Book Collectors Michael Thimann (Professor of History of Art, Georg-August-University Göttingen) This lecture focusses on three ch...

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Master and Apprentice: Transferring Skills in the London Huguenot Communities

Tessa Murdoch, Victoria and Albert MuseumRe-opening the Workshop: Medieval to Early Modern - Lecture SeriesWorkshop and workshop practices represent a core and dynamic research strand in the history of art. This strand encompasses the study of ...

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The Scholastic Origins of a Renaissance Humanist: The Isagoge of Symphorien Champier

Warburg Institute The Scholastic Origins of a Renaissance Humanist: The Isagoge of Symphorien Champier Professor Brian Copenhaver (UCLA) Symphorien Champier made his medical career as an advocate of the new classicism of Quattrocento Ita...

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Early Faces

Warburg Institute Early Faces Professor Ludwig Morenz (University of Bonn) Recent discoveries have pushed the boundaries of art making into unimaginable depths of time and across diverse geographies bringing to light the crucial role o...

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28 Mar 2017

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Concepts of 'Nachleben'. Aby Warburg, Friedrich Gundolf and Julius von Schlosser as Book Collectors

Warburg Institute Concepts of 'Nachleben'. Aby Warburg, Friedrich Gundolf and Julius von Schlosser as Book Collectors Michael Thimann (Professor of History of Art, Georg-August-University Göttingen) This lecture focusses on three ch...

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The Origin of Symbolic Material Culture. What does the Archaeological Record say?

Warburg Institute The Origin of Symbolic Material Culture. What does the Archaeological Record say? Professor Francesco d'Errico (University of Bordeaux) Recent discoveries have pushed the boundaries of art making into unimaginable dep...

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Environment versus culture: Rock Art in the Context of Holocene Climatic change

Warburg Institute Environment versus culture: Rock Art in the Context of Holocene Climatic change Dr Maria Guagnin (University of Oxford) Recent discoveries have pushed the boundaries of art making into unimaginable depths of time and ...

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Human Art: The First 30,000 Years. New Perspectives on Palaeolithic Cave Art and the First Known Images

Warburg Institute Human Art: The First 30,000 Years. New Perspectives on Palaeolithic Cave Art and the First Known Images Professor Paul Pettitt (Durham University) Recent discoveries have pushed the boundaries of art making into unima...

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15 Feb 2017

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Lachmann today: The debate on the method of textual criticism and its consequences for the history of ancient art

Warburg Institute Lachmann today: The debate on the method of textual criticism and its consequences for the history of ancient art Luca Giuliani (Humboldt Berlin)

25 Nov 2016

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Per Monstra ad Sphaeram: Aby Warburg and the Future of the Humanities

Warburg Institute Per Monstra ad Sphaeram: Aby Warburg and the Future of the Humanities David Freedberg (Warburg Institute)

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17 May 2016

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Per Monstra ad Sphaeram: Aby Warburg and the Future of the Humanities

Warburg Institute Per Monstra ad Sphaeram: Aby Warburg and the Future of the Humanities David Freedberg (Warburg Institute)

17 May 2016

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Contemporary Image Conflicts: Violence and Iconoclasm from Charlie Hebdo to Daesh - Hugh Kennedy

Warburg Institute Contemporary Image Conflicts: Violence and Iconoclasm from Charlie Hebdo to Daesh Hugh Kennedy (SOAS) The Iconography of ISIS Workshop organised by the Warburg Institute in conjunction with the Bilderfahrzeuge Proj...

14 Jan 2016

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Contemporary Image Conflicts: Violence and Iconoclasm from Charlie Hebdo to Daesh - Hugh Kennedy

Warburg Institute Contemporary Image Conflicts: Violence and Iconoclasm from Charlie Hebdo to Daesh Hugh Kennedy (SOAS) The Iconography of ISIS Workshop organised by the Warburg Institute in conjunction with the Bilderfahrzeuge Proj...

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