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Rückseite des Gemäldes Männliches Bildnis mit rotem Kopftuch im Profil, Unbekannter Künstler, o.D. (refer to: Archives of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin launch provenance research project)
Date 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 …

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Date 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 …

Zinn-Service aus Privatbesitz, Restitutionssammlung Oldenburg (refer to: Oldenburg State Museum presents Nazi-confiscated property from private collections and households)
Date 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 …

Press Releases

Date 2017.11.30

Paris 1940–1944: Theft and trade of cultural assets under German occupation – transnational review opens up new perspectives for provenance research

From November 30 to December 1, 2017, the conference “Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940–1944)”, hosted by the German Lost Art Foundation, will bring together notable international experts who will present the findings of their respective research. More: Paris 1940–1944: Theft and trade of cultural assets under German occupation – transnational review opens up new perspectives for provenance research …

Date 2017.11.20

New chair of the Advisory Commission

Berlin. At the meeting of the Advisory Commission on November 9, 2017, Professor Hans-Jürgen Papier was elected as the new chairman and Professor Wolf Tegethoff as the new deputy chairman of the Commission. More: New chair of the Advisory Commission …

MindmapUeberschrift

Mindmap The Foundation Project funding focusing on "Nazi confiscated art" What are "fair and just" solutions? Statute Washington Principles Common Declaration Event review Contact the press office Cooperative partnerships Advisory Commission Gurlitt Provenance Research Lost Art-Database Online-Portal, “Modul Forschungsergebnisse”