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

* (refer to: Conference: "20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future" (26-28 November 2018))
Date 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) …

Auftakt zur Konferenz "Raub und Handel" (30. November bis 1. Dezember 2017) (refer to: Event follow up: "Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)")
Date 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)" …

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 2017.10.25

Project Gurlitt identifies painting by Thomas Couture as Nazi-looted art

A tiny repaired hole pointed the provenance researchers to Georges Mandel. This detail enabled the Gurlitt Provenance Research Project team to identify the painting Portrait de jeune femme assise (Portrait of a Seated Young Woman) by Thomas Couture as Nazi-looted art. The artwork belonged to one of the most famous French victims of the Nazi regime, the high-ranking Jewish politician and anti-Nazi Georges Mandel. Mandel was detained by the National Socialists as an Ehrenhäftling, or prisoner of honour, in the German camps, and murdered in July 1944 by the French militia in the forest of Fontainebleau. His Paris apartment was targeted by German art-looting organisations at an early stage. More: Project Gurlitt identifies painting by Thomas Couture as Nazi-looted art …

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Mindmap The Foundation Project Funding "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 “Modul Forschungsergebnisse”