June 9, 2011

“A Harvest Scene (Heuernte)” by Philip Wouwerman

It required the death at the age of 96 on March 19, 2007, of a German art historian turned notorious Nazi plunderer and war criminal, Bruno […]
July 29, 2011

Nazi plunderer Bruno Lohse gets a posthumous rewrite

Bruno LohseSource: Jewish Museum Berlin When SS Captain Bruno Lohse died on March 21, 2007, he left behind him a small treasure of French Impressionist, Old […]
January 10, 2012

“Der Garten Daubignys,” Vincent van Gogh

Shortly before the troubled, inspired, and heartbreaking life of Vincent van Gogh came to a violent end on July 29, 1890, at Auvers-sur-Oise, he produced a […]
February 24, 2015

The most expensive works of art in the world and their histories (or lack thereof)-Part One

by Marc Masurovsky Our collective jaws routinely drop when we read about a work of art selling for sums of money that most of us cannot […]
April 18, 2018

Teaching plunder to children Part One

by Marc Masurovsky Here are some images developed for a presentation given to young children in a Jewish middle school, ages 9 to 13. Feel free […]