May 9, 2011

Lessons of the May 6-7, 2011, World War II Provenance Research Seminar

An event such as this one does not happen very often, especially not in Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by the National Archives and the two leading museum […]
July 1, 2013

1998: Year Zero of Art Restitution?

Highlights from that fateful year include, but are not limited to: -the seizure of two paintings by Egon Schiele at the Museum of Modern Art in […]
January 31, 2015

Sometimes It Takes a Village to Correct a Historical Wrong

Madonna and Child in a landscape by Ori Z. Soltes No two cases that deal with Nazi-plundered art are identical. There always seems to be some […]
March 20, 2016

The economics of restitution battles

by Marc Masurovsky In an ideal world, the cost of seeking restitution of a Nazi-looted art object should not be a hindrance to achieving justice. The […]
November 6, 2019

Restitution is an elite sport

by Marc Masurovsky The post-1945 years have shown that State intervention in the treatment of restitution claims arising from wholesale plunder of Jewish-owned property ensured that […]