April 9, 2011

“A new paradigm for restituting looted cultural property?”, by Marc Masurovsky

by Marc MasurovskyThis presentation was delivered during the Prague Conference of June 26-30, 2009. Although somewhat strident, it captures a number of basic points regarding the […]
July 31, 2011

Heirless Jewish property and treasure hunting in the Czech Republic

Ever since the end of the Second World War, politicians, diplomats, officials and bureaucrats in leading international Jewish organizations, non-governmental organizations, scholars, and historians alike have […]
August 21, 2011

Custodian of plundered Jewish collections: the Landesmuseum in Mainz, Germany

Landesmuseum, MainzSource: Wikipedia Like many museums in Germany, the Landesmuseum in Mainz holds in its collection hundreds of items that once belonged to German-born and foreign-born […]
January 13, 2017

What is to be done?

by Marc Masurovsky Locating looted art in public and private collections, auction houses, galleries, is one thing; recovering these plundered objects is quite another. The search […]
November 4, 2018

Washington Principle #9: A Critique

by Marc Masurovsky [Editor’s note: Due to the momentous nature of the upcoming international conference in Berlin, Germany, on November 26-28, 2018 and entitled “20 years […]
November 7, 2019

The “heirless” game update.

by Marc Masurovsky One would have thought that this matter of who owns what object stolen during the Nazi era would have been settled by now. […]