Pathos, forma, memoria: Aby Warburg e il«temporale» del comprendere

Alice Barale

Abstract


Refusing the over-refined history of art of his time, young Warburg travels in 1895 to New Mexico,  visiting the American Indian pueblos. Here he discovers a dark side of our own culture, where arts turn out to be – as he writes about thirty years later in his notes - a “biological product” and knowledge shows to be deeply conncted to metamorphic behaviour.

Keywords


Warburg; Pathos; Memory; Form.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Aisthesis-10931



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