ABY WARBURG. BILDERATLAS MNEMOSYNE - THE ORIGINAL
Edited by Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin and The Warburg Institute; Roberto Ohrt, Axel Heil.
Designed by Axel Heil/fluid. Hatje Cantz, 2020. 184 pages, 83 ill., 44 x 60 cm
“In the 1920s, the historian of art and culture Aby Warburg (1866-1929) created his Bilderatlas Mnemosyne tracing recurring visual themes and patterns across time, from antiquity to the Renaissance and beyond to contemporary culture. His approach provides inspiration for today’s visually and digitally dominated world. On the occasion of the exhibition Hatje Cantz publishes a folio volume [which] gathers the 63 plates of Warburg’s Atlas – newly photographed from the original…“ –HKW.de
Two spreads and the cover of the Atlas
Behind-the scenes views of panel reconstruction and photographing process,
The Warburg Institute, London, 08.2019