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Inventarverzeichnis Kunsthalle Mannheim (refer to: Recommendation of the Advisory Commission (Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government))
Date 2019.03.26

Recommendation of the Advisory Commission (Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government)

The Advisory Commission on the return of cultural property seized as a result of Nazi persecution, especially Jewish property, chaired by Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Papierhas produced the following opinion in the matter of Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government. More details: Recommendation of the Advisory Commission (Dr. Max James Emden ./. German Federal Government) …

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Date 2019.02.20

Funding Committee "Colonial Contexts" Newly Appointed

Since January 1, 2019, the German Lost Art Foundation has begun offering project funding regarding research into the origin of cultural goods from colonial contexts. The first application deadline for project proposals will be June 1, 2019. Commissioner for Culture und Media Monika Grütters has appointed a new Funding Committee "Colonial Goods" to evaluate the applications received and prepare funding recommendations for the Foundation’s Executive Board. More details: Funding Committee "Colonial Contexts" Newly Appointed …

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Date 2019.02.18

20 Years Washinton Principles - Conference-Documentation Online

The (video) documentation of the international Specialist Conference “20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future” is now available on the website of the German Lost Art Foundation in English and German language format. More details: 20 Years Washinton Principles - Conference-Documentation Online …

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Press Releases

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 …

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

MindmapUeberschrift

Mindmap The Foundation Project Funding "Nazi confiscated art" What are "fair and just" solutions? Statute Washington Principles Common Statament Event documentation Contact the press office Cooperative partnerships Advisory Commission Gurlitt Provenance Research Lost Art Database Research Results Module