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Date 2019.03.26

Recommendation of the Advisory Commission (Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government)

The Advisory Commission on the return of cultural property seized as a result of Nazi persecution, especially Jewish property, chaired by Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Papierhas produced the following opinion in the matter of Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government. More details: Recommendation of the Advisory Commission (Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government) …

Inventarverzeichnis Kunsthalle Mannheim (refer to: Recommendation of the Advisory Commission (Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government))
Bild für die Startseite (refer to: Funding Committee "Colonial Contexts" Newly Appointed)
Date 2019.02.20

Funding Committee "Colonial Contexts" Newly Appointed

Since January 1, 2019, the German Lost Art Foundation has begun offering project funding regarding research into the origin of cultural goods from colonial contexts. The first application deadline for project proposals will be June 1, 2019. Commissioner for Culture und Media Monika Grütters has appointed a new Funding Committee "Colonial Goods" to evaluate the applications received and prepare funding recommendations for the Foundation’s Executive Board. More details: Funding Committee "Colonial Contexts" Newly Appointed …

Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935 (refer to: Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935)

Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935

Lynn Rother, Senior Provenance Specialist at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, describes the transaction in which the State of Prussia bought more than 4,000 artworks from the Dresdner Bank for the Berlin museums for the huge sum of 7.5 million Reichsmarks on August 15, 1935. The transaction is explored here for the first time from an art historical and banking perspective. More details: Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935 …