Louis Hartnoll

  • “Aby Warburg: Bilderatlas Mnemosyne—The Original”

    Curated by Roberto Ohrt and Axel Heil

    Of all of the works produced by German art historian and Kulturwissenschaftler Aby Warburg, his Bilderatlas Mnemosyne is perhaps the most studied but least understood. Charting the journeys and detours of Western antiquity through disparate historical periods and geographical regions, the Bilderatlas demonstrates, in a single, unfolding expression, Warburg’s distinctive method for the study of art and cultural forms. Almost a century after he and his colleagues began compiling material for the project in 1924, a forthcoming exhibition at Haus der Kulturen