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We report on the latest developments in provenance research and on projects funded by the Foundation, as well as offering details of important new publications, exhibitions and conferences and reporting on restitutions. Feel free to send in interesting news relating to the field of provenance research to presse@kulturgutverluste.de

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Foundation's entrance
Colonial contexts
On Monday, February 26, 2024, 6 p.m., Sara Akhlaq will give a lecture on „Power and Agency in Data Infrastructures of Museum and Archival Collections“.
inventory books, icon image
Nazi-looted cultural property
AJL surveys the status of research in libraries.
Headquarters of the German Lost Art Foundation
Nazi-looted cultural property
Colonial contexts
As of 2 January 2024, modified conditions will apply to project funding in the area of Nazi-looted property and cultural goods and collections from colonial contexts.
Foundation's entrance
Colonial contexts
In 2023 the German Lost Art Foundation approved a total of 13 projects on the subject of cultural goods and collections from colonial contexts.
Umschlag "Provenienz & Forschung"
Nazi-looted cultural property
Colonial contexts
Soviet zone / GDR
German Lost Art Foundation publishes issue 2023 of the periodical "Provenance & Research".
Headquarters of the German Lost Art Foundation
Nazi-looted cultural property
Colonial contexts
Wartime losses
Soviet zone / GDR
Annual conference of the German Lost Art Foundation on 18 and 19 April 2024
Working Paper 5/2023
Soviet zone / GDR
The German Lost Art Foundation has published an analysis of the activities undertaken by Rostock City Parliament’s committee of enquiry on lost cultural assets.
Objects from Borneo
Colonial contexts
Research project focusses on objects dating back to the 19th century held in the Cabinet of Artefacts and Natural Curiosities.
Interior of the private gallery Kunstausstellung Kühl, Dresden, July 1949
Soviet zone / GDR
Exhibition provides insights into a research project being conducted by the Dresden State Art Collections.
Papua New Guinean carver looks at wooden artwork.
Colonial contexts
Wood carvers from New Ireland provided inspiration for the research work being done on the collections.