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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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2018.08.20

Contingent seats available October 1,2018. Conference fully booked!

Due to high registration numbers, the international specialist conference “20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future” is already completely booked. Contingent seats may become available starting October 1, 2018. More details: Contingent seats available October 1,2018. Conference fully booked! …

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: Contingent seats available October 1,2018. Conference fully booked!)
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 …

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)
2018.08.01

First Come, First Served: Registration Period for Specialist Conference “20 Years of Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future“ starts August 20, 2018

To mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Washington Principles, the German Lost Art Foundation is convening an international conference of specialists “20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future” at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin from November 26 to 28, 2018. Registration for the conference commences on August 20 through October 12, 2018. More details: First Come, First Served: Registration Period for Specialist Conference “20 Years of Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future“ starts August 20, 2018 …

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: First Come, First Served: Registration Period for Specialist Conference “20 Years of Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future“ starts August 20, 2018)
2018.02.06

Conference: "20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future" (26-28 November 2018)

Exactly two decades after more than 40 countries and many non-state organizations adopted the Washington Conference Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art in 1998, the German Lost Art Foundation is organizing a specialist conference entitled “20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future”. More details: Conference: "20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future" (26-28 November 2018) …

2018.01.09

Event follow up: "Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)"

With around 300 attendees, the conference “Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)”, organized by the German Lost Art Foundation and chaired by executive board member Prof. Dr. Gilbert Lupfer, was a great success for the German Lost Art Foundation. More details: Event follow up: "Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)" …

2017.12.14

Wetzlar civic museums begin long-term provenance research project - Foundation provides financial support

On December 15, Wetzlar’s civic museums will launch a long-term project to research the provenance of objects from the collection of pediatrician Dr. Irmgard Lemmers-Danforth. This will be funded over a period of 18 months by the German Lost Art Foundation in Magdeburg. More details: Wetzlar civic museums begin long-term provenance research project - Foundation provides financial support …

Ansicht Innenhof Palais Papius (refer to: Wetzlar civic museums begin long-term provenance research project - Foundation provides financial support)
2017.12.12

Archives of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin launch provenance research project

In October, the Archives of the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts) in Berlin began a provenance research project. The German Lost Art Foundation in Magdeburg is supporting this research work with a financial grant over a period of two years. More details: Archives of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin launch provenance research project …

2017.12.11

Improvements of search functions in the Lost Art database

The user interface of the "Advanced Search" in the Lost Art database has been redesigned for a more comfortable and comprehensive search. More details: Improvements of search functions in the Lost Art database …

2017.11.17

Oldenburg State Museum presents Nazi-confiscated property from private collections and households

As part of the special exhibition “Herkunft verpflichtet! Die Geschichte hinter den Werken”, the State Museum for Art and Cultural History in Oldenburg is, for the first time, presenting five objects from private collections and households which are suspected of being Nazi-confiscated property, or which have already been identified as such. More details: Oldenburg State Museum presents Nazi-confiscated property from private collections and households …

Präsentation der Restitutionssammlung in der Ausstellung "Herkunft verpflichtet!", Landesmuseum Oldenburg (refer to: Oldenburg State Museum presents Nazi-confiscated property from private collections and households)