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.