Warburg Offprints ~ 2011 ~ 125cm x 169cm ~ Oil on Canvas.

~ Aby Warburg inherited his families banking business but passed this along to his brothers on the condition that that they would support a lifetime of study. During the War Warburg’s entire collection of images and books came to London.

The appearance of the Warburg Institute currently demonstrates different trajectories of thought and an afterlife of study built by archivists way beyond his lifetime. Here a gathering of offprints configure themselves, this arrangement bears the weight of knowledge. ~