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Magische Bilder
Magical Images: Techniques of Enchantment in Art from the Middle Ages to the Present

Techniken der Verzauberung in der Kunst vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart

Series: Mnemosyne, 5
Edited by: Uwe Fleckner and Iris Wenderholm

The essays in this volume explore the theme of enchantment in images from the perspectives of anthropology and media history. They address the mediality, materiality, and conditions of production and reception of images considered magical or animate, while at the same time presenting the genre functions of powerful works of art.

  • Magic images from ancient times through to the present
  • With contributions from internationally renowned scientists

Author Information

Uwe Fleckner; Iris Wenderholm, University Hamburg.


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Audience: Art historians