July 6, 2011

Who Could Believe that It Was Happening, Even as It was Happening?

A commentary by Ori Z. Soltes, chair of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project (HARP) Ori Z. SoltesSource: The Great Courses In the aftermath of the Holocaust, […]
March 7, 2015

So What Was on Hitler’s Mind as an Art-Plunderer?

by Ori Z Soltes For many readers of this blog, these observations may not be new, but for others they may provide food for thought. Those […]
February 27, 2017

Oprah and Adele II

by Marc Masurovsky Warning: This is an opinion piece and you—the reader—are always free to disagree with what you are about to read. Perhaps, after having […]
May 22, 2018

Business as usual

by Marc Masurovsky The twenty-year old discussion about Nazi looted art and restitution tends to skirt a fundamental point: how was it able to happen? And […]
May 23, 2018

TD 51072

by Marc Masurovsky Treasury Directive TD 51072 was passed on June 8, 1944, two days after D-Day, under sections 3(a) and 5(b) of the Trade with […]