The Rheinisches Archiv fuer Kuenstlernachlaesse has embarked upon the following tasks: The finding and acquiring of artists’ legacies and the research and expert conservation of these documents. Consultations and advice to heirs of these legacies. Consultation with artists with the purpose of possibly arranging a bequest or a special clause in the last will and testament of the artist. The net-working with other institutions in order to further research into the work of specific artists. And further, the arranging of didactic exhibitions of the Foundation’s own collections.