About the Archive

The Warburg Institute Archive holds documents relating to the life of Aby Warburg, the history of the Institute in its various sites in Hamburg and London, and to scholars associated with the Institute. These papers and photographs may be consulted in the Archive's Reading Room upon prior appointment.

Archive closure

Due to the Warburg Renaissance building works, the Archive will be closed to visitors from 16 May-1 July while it is moved to nearby Stewart House

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Verknüpfungszwang | Aby Warburg: A Life in Photographs

An exhibition of rare documents and photographs illustrating the compulsion to connect that characterises Aby Warburg's life and work