April 26, 2011

Open letter to the Uniform Law Commission of the National Conference of Uniform State Laws

HOLOCAUST ART RESTITUTION PROJECT (HARP)  http://plundered-art.blogspot.com April 25, 2011 John A. Sebert, Executive Director Uniform Law Commission Dear Mr. Sebert: As co-founder of the Holocaust Art […]
May 9, 2011

On a more positive note…

Regardless of where the fracture lines are drawn in the art world over the questions of provenance, due diligence and restitution, the May 6-7, 2011, seminar […]
September 23, 2012

Food for thought

At this point, there are two camps, one of which refuses to compromise, while the other has always been open to dialogue and exchanges of information. […]
October 19, 2013

From Outside Neolithic Walls: It’s a Matter of Scale and Resources

Participants attending PRTP-Zagreb from March 10-15, 2013Source: Holocaust Art Restitution Project by Martin Terrazas, co-posting with ARCAblog This is in response to several messages in the […]
July 20, 2014

Book Review: Risk and Uncertainty in the Art World

co-posted with ARCAblog Detail of Mark Wagner’s Currency College of the Mona LisaSource: DesignBoom Risk and Uncertainty in the Art World (ISBN: 9781472902924) is a notable attempt […]
January 28, 2016

The Knoedler forgery scam trial is now on

by Marc MasurovskyTwelve years ago, the now defunct elite New York art gallery, Knoedler and Company, which used to cater to the aristocracy of Europe and […]
February 15, 2016

Research from the bedroom

by Marc Masurovsky Prerequisites: Internet connection within reach.Sufficient battery time in your laptop to last at least 3 hours.And some tea…or coffee. Nowadays, if you want […]
February 18, 2016

About due diligence

by Marc Masurovsky An art object cannot exist unless someone has created it. That is a self-evident truth. Once the object becomes the subject of a […]
February 19, 2016

An opinionated exercise

by Marc Masurovsky Disclaimer: This deconstructive undertaking is not meant to judge a person’s good will, intentions, or motives, nor a person’s qualifications, merits, and contributions. […]