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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Spaces of Silence by Winnie Teschmacher

September 26th, 2014

Following on from the Enchanted Modernities project and the collaboration with dr. Marco Pasi on the occasion of the exhibition and publication Beauty as the Imprint of the Cosmos in autumn/winter 2013-2014, the Ritman Library intends to build a bridge between her literary treasures and the world of art. From this perspective, Ritman Library director Esther […]

Infinite Fire Interview I – The multipersona Fernando Pessoa

September 26th, 2014

Last year, we launched our first Infinite Fire Webinar Series, that resulted in 9 webinars featuring 3 respected scholars related to the Center for the History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents  (HHP) sharing their academic know-how in relation to the library’s sources. This academic year, we kick-off with a second Infinite Fire series in a […]

Painters & Playful Children: Notes on the Art & Alchemy Exhibition

September 11th, 2014

Frank van Lamoen already devoted an article on this blog to the Art and Alchemy exhibition in Düsseldorf, a very fine exhibition which ran this past spring and summer of 2014. I would like to add another contribution on this blog focusing on items that impressed me particularly. The first, historical, part of the exhibition covered […]

Newsletter – 31 August 2014

September 1st, 2014

  The Ritman Library Newsletter no. 8/2014 – 31 August 2014 NEW PUBLICATION  DIVINE WISDOM – DIVINE NATURE | GÖTTLICHE WEISHEIT – GÖTTLICHE NATUR The Message of the Rosicrucian Manifestoes in the Visual Language of the Seventeenth Century The Ritman Library is bringing out a lavishly illustrated work in German and in English to celebrate the fourth centenary of […]