ISSN: 20403682
First published in 2010
2 issues per volume
Volume 8 Issue 1-2
Cover Date: October 2017
The technical apparatus of the Warburg Haus: Possible returns from oblivion
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Authors:  Mick Finch 
DOI: 10.1386/pop.8.1-2.35_1

Warburg,Mnemosyne Atlas,Kenneth Clark,John Berger,Fritz Saxl,Rudolf Wittkower

This article examines the technical apparatus of the Warburg Haus in Hamburg and its relationship with Aby Warburg’s art historical methodology. A link is made to an exhibition in 1941 by Saxl and Wittkower entitled English Art and the Mediterranean that was published in 1948 and again in 1969 as British Art and the Mediterranean. In turn, the manner in which this exhibition and publication was image led, the text serving to annotate the images, links to broadcast media, namely, Clark’s Civilisation (1969) and Berger’s Ways of Seeing (1972), as a strong example of a working practice.
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