Iconology at the Movies: Panofsky’s Film Theory


Levin, Thomas Y. “Iconology at the Movies: Panofsky’s Film Theory”. Meaning in the Visual Arts: Views from the Outside. A Centennial Commemoration of Erwin Panofsky (1892-1968). ing Lavin, Ed. Princeton: Institute for Advanced Study, 1995. 313-333. Print.


  • In German, translated by Jürgen Blasius, as “Die Ikonologie geht ins Kino: Panofskys Filmtheorie” in: Texte zur Kunst 6:23 (August 1996): 120-141
  • Slightly longer German version in Auf Der Suche Nach Dem Filmischen [Kinoschriften vol. 5] (Vienna: Synema-Publikationen, 2002): 99-122
  • In French, translated by Jean-François Sené, as “Un Iconologue au Cinéma: La Théorie cinématographique de Panofsky” in: Les Cahiers du Musée National d’Art Moderne 59 (Spring 1997): 35-74; rpt. in Jean-Pierre Criqui, Ed., Questions d’Histoire de L’Art (Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2011): 124-162

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