Forgotten Heritage

»Forgotten Heritage: European Avant-garde Art Online« is a project about avant-garde artists from Poland, Croatia, Belgium, and Estonia, with a focus on the 1960s and 1970s.

The initiative to digitize these artists’ works and make them available online was initiated in 2018 by the Arton Foundation within the Creative Europe program.

Currently, the project »Not yet written stories« aims to add more forgotten female artists. 

Read more about our collaboration partners in the About section.

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How to explore the archives:


Go to the Artists section to explore the artists’ biographies. Click on the timelines to see important events and the works they created.


Artworks shows all the artworks in the database, sorted chronologically. Click on the works to enlarge them and learn more.


Relations shows different kinds of relations in different colors. In the top menu you can select the type of connection you want to focus on.