Author: Johannes von Müller

Fritz Saxl: “Why Art History?”

In March 1948, only a few days before his death, Fritz Saxl spoke in London in front of students of Royal Holloway College. Throughout his professional life, he had been devoted to issues of teaching art history as well as employing art for the purpose of public education. It is in this context that the lecture poses the programmatic question: ‘Why art history?’

Aby Warburg Reading Group

Organised by the international research group “Bilderfahrzeuge. Aby Warburg’s Legacy and the Future of Iconology” The Bilderfahrzeuge Project is pleased to announce that it will hold an Aby Warburg Reading Group. The group is...