New Journal Issue: IKON – Afterlife of Antiquity, Volume 30, 2020

The 2020 issue of IKON journal is available online via Brepols. Click here to read.

Table of Contents:


Claudia Cieri Via
Aby Warburg and the Afterlife of Antiquity
Morphology and History

Han Lamers
Afterlife of Antiquity: Historical Maenderings

Katia Mazzucco
Nachlebende, Nachleben
Vehicles of Afterlife in (Some) Images and Words of the Warburg Library

Rebeka Vidrih
Triple Martyrdom at Notre Dame de Mouzon

Doron Bauer
Reused Roman Sarcophagi and the Emergence of Romanesque Sculpture in Northern Spain

Romana Rupiewicz
The Motion of Celestial Bodies in Medieval Iconography. Christian Assimilation of Ancient Cosmology

Fabio Tononi
Andrea Mantegna and the Iconography of Mourners. Aby Warburgs Notion of Pathosformeln and the Theory of Aesthetic Response

Barbara Baert
Afterlife Studies and the Occasio Grisaille in Mantua (School of Mantegna, 1495-1510)

Mauro Salis
When did Amphitrite Cross the Tyrrhenian Sea? Some Reflections on the Appearance of Grisaille, Myth and the Classical Renaissance Style in the Periphery of the Crown of Aragon

Stephanie Heremans
Fritz Saxl as Reader of Aby Warburgs Sassetti Essay

Simona Drăgan
Ancient Survivals, Ingenious Meanings. Iconographic Echoes and Symbols of Dantes Iphigenia in the Sienese Art of the Early Renaissance

Thodoris Koutsogiannis
Ancient Greek Figures in Renaissance Germany via Italy. Cyriacus of Anconas Drawings and Their Distorted Perception

Giacomo Montanari
Da Ciriaco a Sandro. Modelli culturali e figurativi dellAntica Grecia dai viaggi del Pizzecolli ai dipinti di Botticelli

Alessandra Galizzi Kroegel
From War Hero to Slave to Love. On the Reception of Achilles on Scyros in the Renaissance

Giuseppe Capriotti – Francesca Casamassima
Hermaphroditus and Iphis. Texts and Images from two Ovidian Myths to Visualize Sexual Ambiguity in the Early Modern Age

Lasse Hodne
The Afterlife of Greece. Warburgs Nietzschean Critique of Winckelmann

Laura Stagno
Roman History Themes for Andrea Dorias Palazzo del Principe

Filipa Araújo
Love is a fire that burns unseen. The Reception of Greek Erotic Representations in Alciatos Emblemata and Camoes

Jasenka Gudelj
Resemiotization of Eastern Adriatic Antiquities. Uses and Abuses of the Ancient Past

Antun Baće – Maja Zeman
Ancient Water-God in the Residences of Early Modern Dubrovnik

Agnieszka Skrodzka
Antique Inspirations in the Ideological Programmes of Artworks of King Stanisaw Augusts Patronage (1764-1795)

Ylva Haidenthaller
Adapting Antiquity. References to Classical Literature on Early Modern Swedish Medals

Irena Kraševac
Classical Themes as Iconographic Motifs in Historical Allegorical Painting. Examples by Gustav Klimt in the Rijeka Municipal Theatre and Ivan Tiov at the University Library in Zagreb

Palma Karković Takalić
Maritime Parnassus and the Iconographic Program of the Main Faade of the Municipal Theatre of Rijeka

Claudio Zambianchi
Lost and Found: Archaeological Fragments and Contemporary Art

Rita Ladogana – Ciro Parodo – Marco Giuman
“The Infallible Sign of the Destiny”. Reflections on the Iconography of the Myth of the Foundation of Rome in the Art of the Fascist Era

Roberta Minnucci
Heaps of Rags and Double Visions. The Interpretation of the Classical Venus in Arte Povera

Anthi-Danaé Spathoni
Idyllic, Pastoral and Abstract. Cy Twomblys Reinvented Arcadia

Karen von Veh
Classical Mythology as Satire. The Realities of a New South Africa in Diane Victors Birth of a Nation Series

Jarosław Janowski
Existence and Transience. The Ancient Idea of Number in Conceptual Art


Published by Ellie Wilson

Ellie Wilson holds a First Class Honours in the History of Art from the University of Bristol, with a particular focus on Medieval Florence. In 2020 she achieved a Distinction in her MA at The Courtauld Institute of Art, where she specialised in the art and architecture of Medieval England under the supervision of Dr Tom Nickson. Her dissertation focussed on an alabaster altarpiece, and its relationship with the cult of St Thomas Becket in France and the Chartreuse de Vauvert. Her current research focusses on the artistic patronage of London’s Livery Companies immediately pre and post-Reformation. Ellie will begin a PhD at the University of York in Autumn 2021 with a WRoCAH studentship, under the supervision of Professor Tim Ayers and Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein.

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