Research report 2014 - Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute for Art History
“Bilderwanderung” and “Sprachmetamorphose”: Research on the translation and transformation of Aby Warburg’s (1866–1929) language
Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rom
SummaryThe German Warburg-Kreis art historians’ language had been transformed due to their forced exile in English-speaking countries. How has the study of visual arts been influenced by languages rooted in different cultural traditions? Research focuses on the way Aby Warburg’s approach altered in the works of his first intellectual heirs.