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* (refer to: German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana)
Date 2020.02.07

German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana

The German Lost Art Foundation has launched the most comprehensive provenance research database in Germany to date: Proveana, which now offers a user interface in English. At www.proveana.de, it is possible to search the results of research projects funded to date by the Foundation and its predecessor, the Bureau for Provenance Research, as well as data and reports on provenance research relating to the “Gurlitt art trove”. All information contained on the website Proveana is available in English, provenance reports are published in the original (German) version. More details: German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana …

* (refer to: Opening of the Berlin-based “Help Desk” for enquiries about cultural assets seized in the National Socialist era)
Date 2020.01.09

Opening of the Berlin-based “Help Desk” for enquiries about cultural assets seized in the National Socialist era

German Lost Art Foundation establishes point of contact in Berlin – art historian Dr Susanne Meyer-Abich was appointed director on 1. January 2020 More details: Opening of the Berlin-based “Help Desk” for enquiries about cultural assets seized in the National Socialist era …

Gestell eines kleinen Tisches auf gedrechselten Beinen - 19. Jahrhundert, in einem Depot der Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt im ehemaligen Feudalmuseum Schloss Wernigerode (refer to: New edition of periodical "Provenienz & Forschung" (Provenance and research) published)
Date 2019.05.15

New edition of periodical "Provenienz & Forschung" (Provenance and research) published

The nature of seizures and transfers of cultural goods in the Soviet Occupation zone from 1945 to 1949 and in the GDR from 1949 to 1989 varied greatly. Since 2017, these incidents have been reviewed as part of basic research projects with the center's cooperation partners. This booklet illustrates not only the necessity for differentiated examination of these two complexes, but also of an evaluation of the legitimacy of seizures. It also illuminates the historic players and mechanisms, showing the bandwidth and diversity of current research. More details: New edition of periodical "Provenienz & Forschung" (Provenance and research) published …

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Date 2020.05.04

New book on the Gurlitt Art Trove

After completion of the systematic study, the German Lost Art Foundation has now released a scientific publication on the “Gurlitt Art Trove” as part of its “Provenire” series. More: New book on the Gurlitt Art Trove …

Date 2020.02.07

Greater openness and interconnectivity in provenance research: German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana

The German Lost Art Foundation has launched the most comprehensive provenance research database in Germany to date: Proveana, which now offers a user interface in English. At www.proveana.de, it is possible to search the results of research projects funded to date by the Foundation and its predecessor, the Bureau for Provenance Research, as well as data and reports on provenance research relating to the “Gurlitt art trove”. All information contained on the website Proveana is available in English, provenance reports are published in the original (German) version. More: Greater openness and interconnectivity in provenance research: German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana …

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