Dr Genevieve Kristl Verdigel awarded Wolfgang Ratjen Award 

23 March 2021
Congratulations to former Warburg PhD student Dr Genevieve Kristl Verdigel, who is awarded this year’s  Wolfgang Ratjen Award . She was awarded the prize for her dissertation  Bartolomeo & Benedetto Montagna and the Role of the Graphic Arts in Vicenza, c.1480–1520. The Wolfgang Ratjen Award is an annual award for early career research in the field of graphic arts. The prize, funded by the Foundation Wolfgang Ratjen, is curated and presented by Conivncta Florescit Friends of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte.

Warburg Institute to receive major gift from Edmund De Waal

26 January 2021
Images by Hélène Binet We are honoured to have been gifted the inscribed porcelain structure of Edmund de Waal's library of exile, which we plan to incorporate into the new design of the Institute as part of the Warburg Renaissance .  The   external walls of the library of exile  are painted with liquid porcelain and inscribed with the names of the great lost libraries of the world. Our Director, Bill Sherman said of the gift: 

Applications now open for our funded research fellowships

19 January 2021
Applications are now open for our short-term and long-term funded research fellowships. The following fellowships are now open for applications:   Frances A Yates Long-Term Fellowships Deadline For Applications: 5 February 2021

The Warburg Institute invites applications for PhD funding through LAHP

19 November 2020
The Warburg Institute invites applications for PhD funding through the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP) LAHP has up to 90 cross-institutional studentships per year available for postgraduate research students studying arts and humanities disciplines.To be eligible to apply for the LAHP award you must ordinarily be resident in the UK or the European Union. 

Book of the Year - Aby Warburg’s Bilderatlas Mnemosyne

19 November 2020
We are proud to announce that the new facsimile of Aby Warburg’s Bilderatlas Mnemosyne has won the Book of the Year prize in Apollo Magazine’s 2020 Awards ceremony. Congratulations to curators Roberto Ohrt and Axel Heil and thanks to our collaborators Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Hatje Cantz. Watch the prize giving ceremony and speeches (Book of The Year is from 17mins 05 seconds)  Remember, you can now see this legendary project on display in our Virtual Exhibition . Read more on Apollo Magazine