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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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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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Press Releases

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 …

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 …

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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 “Modul Forschungsergebnisse”