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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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Date 2018.11.30

Board of trustees elects Dr. Ute Haug as new chair

On November 27, 2018, Dr. Ute Haug was elected as the new chair of the German Lost Art Foundation’s board of trustees. She succeeds Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, who resigned as a member of the board of trustees and thus as its chair on June 30, 2017 after being appointed Minister of Culture and Science for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. More details: Board of trustees elects Dr. Ute Haug as new chair …

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Date 2018.10.15

Foundation promotes trust-based cooperation in return procedures

On October 10, 2018, the German Lost Art Foundation held a round table in Berlin on the theme of “Nazi-confiscated property—overcoming distrust”. Among those invited to the discussion were representatives of victims and survivors of Nazi theft as well as lawyers and experts from museums, libraries and archives. More details: Foundation promotes trust-based cooperation in return procedures …

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Date 2019.03.14

Gurlitt provenance research identifies new case of Nazi-confiscated art

Researchers conducting provenance research into the Gurlitt art trove have identified the painting “Quai de Clichy” by Paul Signac as Nazi-confiscated art. The research finding has been confirmed by international review experts. A claim has been registered for the return of the painting. The painting was among the hoard of artworks discovered at Cornelius Gurlitt’s home in Salzburg. A report containing details of the painting was entered into the Lost Art Database in 2016. More: Gurlitt provenance research identifies new case of Nazi-confiscated art …

Date 2019.02.04

Confronting colonial history - the German Lost Art Foundation launches a new funding programme

From 2019, the GermanLost Art Foundation will fund provenance research projects and basic research focusing on collections from colonial contexts. The Foundation has been accepting applications since the start of the year and will provide €1.9 million this year for the new funding programme. A funding committee set up for this purpose will now begin assessing fundingapplications for provenance research on collections from colonial contexts. More: Confronting colonial history - the German Lost Art Foundation launches a new funding programme …

MindmapUeberschrift

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