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Date 2018.08.20

German Lost Art Foundation sets up additional focus on cultural goods from colonial contexts

As specified by the Board of the German Lost Art Foundation, the Foundation will implement a new field of activity focusing on cultural goods from colonial contexts. With this new department, financial support will be made available starting in 2019 primarily for research projects investigating the provenance of cultural goods from colonial contexts in public institutions in Germany. More details: German Lost Art Foundation sets up additional focus on cultural goods from colonial contexts …

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Cover Image Brochure Specialist Conference "20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future", November 26-28, 2018, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (refer to: Program of the international conference "20 Years of Washington Principles: Roadmap to the Future" published)
Date 2018.08.06

Program of the international conference "20 Years of Washington Principles: Roadmap to the Future" published

Today, the German Lost Art Foundation publishes the program of the international specialist conference “20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future”. More details: Program of the international conference "20 Years of Washington Principles: Roadmap to the Future" published …

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 …