Research report 2012 - Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute

Images, objects, and signs of the law

Behrmann, Carolin
Direktion Prof. Dr. Alessandro Nova, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut Florenz
Law relies on visualization as the positive legislative text represents merely an approximation. Through images, objects and signs the law escapes a tautology, as it reaches cultural and social actions only by materialization. The research project at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence analyzes the form of artifacts used in the field of law, to delineate their agency.

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