TITLE

www.lostart.de: Neues Beutekunst-Modul ist jetzt online

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Bibliotheksdienst;jun2012, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p517
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a database of art looted, expropriated, or confiscated by the Nazis during World War II, which has been added to the website www.lostart.de. Information on the contents and functionality of the database is provided, as is an outline of the Koordinierungsstelle (Coordination Agency) Magdeburg, Germany, which hosts the website and is dedicated to the documentation of the provenance of lost cultural heritage from libraries, museums, and archives in Europe.
ACCESSION #
79175125

 

Related Articles

  • 1994-2012? Die Entwicklung der Koordinierungsstelle Magdeburg als Serviceeinrichtung auch für Bibliotheken. Franz, Michael // Bibliotheksdienst;2013, Vol. 47 Issue 3/4, p217 

    This article informs about the development of the Koordinierungsstelle since 1994 and in this context developed services especially for libraries.

  • Forschungs-Verbunddatenbank "Provenienzforschung". Gerlach, Annette; Prölß, Peter // Bibliotheksdienst;jan2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p15 

    The article discusses the work of "Lostart", a German database, which acts as tool to determine books confiscated during the Nazi rule, and to identify the deprived owner and his heirs. Its basic goal is to return the deprived books to their legitimate owner. This database reformed the German...

  • BERICHT ÃœBER DIE SEKTION BIBLIOTHEKEN ALS KULTUREINRICHTUNGEN. NS-PROVENIENZFORSCHUNG IN DEUTSCHEN UND ÖSTERREICHISCHEN BIBLIOTHEKEN IM RAHMEN DES 101. DEUTSCHEN BIBLIOTHEKARTAGES (HAMBURG, 25.5.2012). Löscher, Monika // Mitteilungen der Vereinigung Österreichischer Bibliothekarinnen;2012, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p300 

    A report from a panel at the 101st Bibliothekartages (Librarians conference), held in Hamburg, Germany on May 25, 2012 is presented. Lectures discussed include one on the need for centralization and digitization of Nazi provenance research data, another on the use of Austrian library resources...

  • Germany supports research into Russia's wartime losses. Pokorny, Rita // Art Newspaper;Apr2012, Issue 234, p9 

    The article discusses the Russian Museums during WWII project from art historians and cultural foundations in Russia and Germany seeking to research artwork and other objects looted from Russian museums during German occupation of Russia in World War II.

  • Looted altar returns. E. C. // Art Newspaper;Dec2011, Issue 230, p14 

    The article discusses the return of a 15th-century altarpiece from the Indiana University Art Museum to the Jagdschloss Grunewald palace in Berlin, Germany, where is was looted in 1945.

  • German Says Nazi-Looted Art is Love of His Life. Subramanian, Courtney // Time.com;11/18/2013, p1 

    The article reports that Cornelius Gurlitt, the German citizen discovered to have a large collection of art stolen by the Nazi Party government from 1933-1945, stated that his father obtained the paintings legally and that he is their legal owner.

  • FLASHBACK. Zackowitz, Margaret G. // National Geographic;Mar2012, Vol. 221 Issue 3, p154 

    The article presents a photograph of a centuries-old vessels constructed of rhinoceros horn, narwhal tusk, and a bezoar, or stony stomach accretion.

  • 2 men say they found loot-filled Nazi train in Poland.  // Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 1922 to present;8/20/2015, p1 

    (JTA) - Two men claim to have found a Nazi train full of stolen treasures, but won't reveal its location until they are guaranteed a 10 percent finder's fee.

  • Lost for good?  // Lawyer (Online Edition);1/28/2014, p2 

    The article examines the legal hurdles of claiming stolen Nazi art through the German courts. The latest discovery of 1,400 works of stolen Nazi art by German authorities in Munich, Germany, known as the Gurlitt hoard, has brought the legal challenges claimants have to face to recover their...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics