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Leonardo 500 - Aby Warburg's Leonardo Lectures: A Reconstruction



Leonardo 500 - Aby Warburg's Leonardo Lectures: A Reconstruction


A programme of events marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, organised by our Institute in collaboration with the Warburg Institute and curated by Katia Pizzi (Institute for Modern Languages Research), Ben Thomas (University of Kent) and Bill Sherman (Warburg Institute).

Aby Warburg’s Leonardo Lectures: A Reconstruction

A reading by Professor John Prag (Manchester Museum) of a special translation – the first in English - of Aby Warburg’s foundational lectures on Leonardo da Vinci, along with an exhibition of items from his original accompanying photographic exhibition.
The Warburg Institute holds the finished texts of the lectures, which given in 1899 at the Hamburg Kunsthalle, and all the original exhibition images.

This event will be the first hearing of the Leonardo lectures in English, and the first viewing of the exhibition for more than a century.



Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : The Warburg Institute

In collaboration with : ICI London

Entrance : Free


The Warburg Institute