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2016.03.02

Hamburg State and University Library (SUB) returns four books to Hermann Simon

Last week the Provenance Research Department at the Hamburg State and University Library (SUB) returned four books to Hermann Simon. More details: Hamburg State and University Library (SUB) returns four books to Hermann Simon …

2016.03.01

Project news: Main-Post reports on provenance research project at the Museum im Kulturspeicher in Würzburg

Last week the Main-Post reported on a project by the Museum im Kulturspeicher in Würzburg. Since last November, the museum has been systematically investigating its collections in search of artworks seized through Nazi persecution, particularly those acquired between 1941 and 1945. More details: Project news: Main-Post reports on provenance research project at the Museum im Kulturspeicher in Würzburg …

2016.03.01

Project news: The journal “museum heute” reports on provenance research project at the Veste Coburg Art Collections

In the latest issue of “museum heute” (issue 48, Dec. 2015), the art historian and provenance researcher Felix Billeter and Vanessa Voigt report on a provenance research project currently underway at the Veste Coburg Art Collections. More details: Project news: The journal “museum heute” reports on provenance research project at the Veste Coburg Art Collections …

48. Ausgabe der Zeitschrift "museum heute" (Dezember 2015) (refer to: Project news: The journal “museum heute” reports on provenance research project at the Veste Coburg Art Collections)
2016.03.01

The Provenance Research Association goes online with new website – German Lost Art Foundation looks forward to future collaboration

The Provenance Research Association (Arbeitskreis Provenienzforschung e.V.), headed by the art historian Dr. Ute Haug, has officially launched its own website. The site http://arbeitskreis-provenienzforschung.org/ information about the organisation’s objectives, tasks and background, and offers users the possibility to gain membership. The German Lost Art Foundation cooperates closely with the Provenance Research Association. More details: The Provenance Research Association goes online with new website – German Lost Art Foundation looks forward to future collaboration …

2016.02.10

Deadline for provenance research funding applications is 1 April 2016

The German Lost Art Foundation has made funding available to expand and further strengthen decentralised provenance research. The next submission deadline for longer-term research projects is 1 April 201615. The Foundation can provide funding to short-term projects on a case-by-case basis throughout the year. More details: Deadline for provenance research funding applications is 1 April 2016 …

2015.12.17

The German Lost Art Foundation lauds establishment of Foundation Professorships

Today the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation announced the establishment of two Foundation Professorships in Provenance Research at the University of Bonn. The preparations were undertaken in agreement with the German Lost Art Foundation. More details: The German Lost Art Foundation lauds establishment of Foundation Professorships …

2015.12.10

Bavarian State Library and the Central and Regional Library of Berlin return books – German Lost Art Foundation to fund provenance research

At the autumn meeting of the working group "Provenance Research and Restitution – Libraries" on 9 December, the Bavarian State Library (BSB) and the Central and Regional Library of Berlin (ZLB) officially returned four works from the former Academy of Sciences of Judaism to the Abraham Geiger College at the University of Potsdam. More details: Bavarian State Library and the Central and Regional Library of Berlin return books – German Lost Art Foundation to fund provenance research …

2015.12.09

Urgent appeal by the German Lost Art Foundation succeeds in ensuring funding for the “Degenerate Art” research group at the Freie Universität Berlin for 2016

Last week the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media Prof. Monika Grütters announced that the future of the research group “Degenerate Art” at the Freie Universität (FU) had been secured for 2016. Funding for the group by the Ferdinand Möller Foundation was set to conclude at the end of 2015. The Commissioner’s office pledged to continue financing with its own budget resources. More details: Urgent appeal by the German Lost Art Foundation succeeds in ensuring funding for the “Degenerate Art” research group at the Freie Universität Berlin for 2016 …

2015.12.09

Lehmbruck Museum returns Nolde painting – Research efforts funded by the German Lost Art Foundation

Das Kuratorium der Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum hat in seiner Sitzung am 30. November beschlossen, Emil Noldes Gemälde "Frauen im Blumengarten" (1916) an die Erben des jüdischen Kunstsammlers Eduard Müller zu restituieren. More details: Lehmbruck Museum returns Nolde painting – Research efforts funded by the German Lost Art Foundation …

2015.12.08

German Lost Art Foundation approves funding for 36 projects of provenance research

More and more German institutions are conducting provenance research. Today the German Lost Art Foundation agreed to fund additional 36 research projects at museums, libraries, academic institutions and archives. More details: German Lost Art Foundation approves funding for 36 projects of provenance research …