Contents: Historiography in a new vein, encompassing texts as well as images – First text of general art history: ‘Handbuch
der Kunstgeschichte’ (1841-42) by Franz Theodor Kugler – Art history and tourism, through the travel literature by John Murray,
Karl Baedecker, Jacob Burckhardt and Ernst Förster – The «Hegelian» museums of art in mid-nineteenth-century Germany, in
Berlin and Munich especially, with respect, in particular, to the decorative design – Visual culture and/as art history, from
the early nineteenth century until today – History and theory of art and representation in Germany and beyond – Artists discussed
include Gustave Courbet, Wilhelm von Kaulbach, Anselm Kiefer, Ruth Orkin, Gerhard Richter, Carl Rottmann, Julius Schnorr,
Laurie Simmons, Andy Warhol.