Werner Horvath: "Friedrich Nietzsche - the Three Metamorphoses". Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm.
"Of the three metamorphoses of the spirit I tell you: how the spirit becomes a camel; and the camel, a lion; and the lion, finally, a child."
This painting was the official image for the programme and the
poster of the international congress "Nietzsche y la hermeneutica",
held at the University of Valencia from Nov.5th to Nov.7th, 2007. It is also
placed at the cover of the book "Nietzsche y la hermeneutica" by
Francisco Arenas-Dolz, Luca Giancristofaro and Paolo Stellino (ISBN13:
978-84-7642-744-8).This painting was also published
in the magazine "Educação" (http://revistaeducacao.uol.com.br/
), ISSN 1415-5486, special
edition on Friedrich Nietzsche, published by
Editora Segmento, in São Paulo, Brazil, 2007.
This painting is also piblished in "The Hedgehog Review - Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture" Volume 17, Number 3, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia, in an article by Matthew Scherer: "Nietzshe's Smile". ISSN 1527-867X, Charlottesville 2015. The picture illustrates the article "Strange Freedom: Religion and the Play of Imaginaries" of Laurens ten Kate in the open-access-Journal LIMINA of the Catholic-Theological Faculty of the University Graz entitled "Das Phantom der Frteiheit", edited by Isabella Guanzini and Reinhold Esterbauer, 2019.