Website of the German Lost Art Foundation

Date 2021.03.24

Deadline extended: Call for Papers -
Virtual conference 2021

This year's autumn conference of the German Lost Art Foundation will take place November 17-19, 2021, as a virtual conference and in cooperation with the Research Center for Material Culture, the research institute of the National Museum of World Cultures, the Netherlands. The topic is the often forgotten history of today's debate on the return of cultural goods and collections from colonial contexts. More details: Deadline extended: Call for Papers - Virtual conference 2021 …

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Virtual conference 2021)
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Date 2020.09.01

Manual for Provenance Research in Germany is now available in English

In cooperation with five partners, the German Lost Art Foundation published the “Provenance Research Manual to Identify Cultural Property Seized Due to Persecution During the National Socialist Era”. The English translation of the German “Leitfaden Provenienzforschung” is now available online.. More details: Manual for Provenance Research in Germany is now available in English …

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 …