Winckelmann


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Winckelmann

Johann Joachim . 1717--68, German archaeologist and art historian; one of the founders of neoclassicism
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El modelo historiografico de Vasari solo sera superado por Winckelmann, cuya principal aportacion es la Historia del arte en la antiguedad (1764), en la que se estudian las obras de arte en si mismas al margen de las anecdotas biograficas de los artistas, por lo que es considerada como la primera Historia del arte en sentido moderno.
The focus of Hartmut Lange's novella is not Winckelmann but Muller-Lengsfeld, the somewhat pathetic outsider who masks his loneliness with arrogance.
Art history used to be a discipline written in reasonably accessible language, without too much jargon, and it produced some eminent stylists, from Winckelmann and John Ruskin, to Gombrich and art historian-novelist Anita Brookner in our time and age.
The author refers to Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768), a German archaeologist and well-known authority on ancient ruins and architecture.
And as Pater himself engaged in leaps of critical faith about his subjects (we remember his assertion about Winckelmann, that he 'catches a whole sequence of laws in some hollowing of the hand'), so he in turn provides a legitimate subject for the fractal projections of a later critic.
still clutching your Winckelmann, a finger marking your place.
Pater, familiar with German literature from Winckelmann onward, and an admirer of Goethe, probably read Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre in the original as well as in Carlyle's translation.
Here, as in the theoretical writings of Winckelmann, von Humboldt, Schiller and Schlegel, I see the intersection of sexual polymorphousness, pedagogics and aesthetics.
As a work of classical scholarship, it marks the final overthrow of Winckelmann 's naive conception of Greek culture as being perfectly static and blissful.
One of the most splendid objects in this exhibition is a gilt bronze tripod by Luigi Righetti of 1815, based on an ancient prototype found in Herculaneum and described by Winckelmann.
All three were beneficiaries and critics of Winckelmann, both in their mutual disagreements and their efforts to define and promote the discipline of classical studies as they understood it.