April 9, 2011

Historical backdrop of postwar restitution politics

The following is an excerpt from a November 18, 1998, presentation on looted art given at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. A bit dated and dusty but […]
May 2, 2011

Letter to Marilyn Henry concerning the return of ‘Portrait of Wally’ by Egon Schiele

Note: This letter was sent to the late Marilyn Henry in an effort to articulate complicated thoughts pertaining to the unsettling resolution of a decades-old battle to […]
January 18, 2012

“The Portrait of Walli”: The Case that Will Not Go Away

Portrait of Walli, by Egon SchieleSource: Bloomberg In an odd twist of events that allows Egon Schiele’s “Portrait of Walli” to resurface as a magnet for […]
February 25, 2016

Thoughts about Americans and the Third Reich

by Marc Masurovsky Volumes could be written about this vast and complex topic. Here are some elements to think about and jump-start the discussion: 1/ the […]
April 16, 2018

A brief look at Operation Safehaven, 1944-1949

by Marc MasurovskyThe purpose of this presentation is to place the search for and recovery of Nazi looted art on the European continent in the context […]