News & Events

Here you will find current news from the field of provenance research and on projects funded by the German Lost Art Foundation – whether new publications, exhibitions or restitutions. We also provide details of important events.

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Gilbert Lupfer and Imke Gielen holding a crucifix.
The German Lost Art Foundation hands over a crucifix to the descendants of the Jewish collector Ottmar Strauss.
Headquarters of the German Lost Art Foundation
The German Lost Art Foundation hosts a commemorative event to mark 25 years of the Washington Principles.


Symbolic image inventory list with magnifying glass
Dutch Professor of Material Culture and Critical Heritage Studies honoured as Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar
painting by Hans Wertinger: Pfalzgraf Philipp, Bischof von Freising, 1515
Bavarian State Painting Collections and Bavarian National Museum make restitution to descendants of Jakob Goldschmidt.
inventory book
Pivotal move for reform of the Advisory Commission
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Project launch on the subject of German-German art trade relations and cultural property transfer
Ink painting by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner "Die Panama Girls"
Buchheim Museum Bernried holds exhibition on research findings
Historical inventory maps of the Landesmuseum Oldenburg
61 restituted items and more than 1,700 search requests
Berlin sound archive investigates recordings of African prisoners of war from the First World War.
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In the case of Liebermann ./. Saxony-Anhalt Arts Foundation, the Advisory Commission has issued a recommendation in favour of the heirs.
Symbolbild Provenienzforschung
Most extensive case of Nazi-looted property in the holdings of the Goethe and Schiller Archive