May 31, 2011

Knoedler’s in Paris under the Nazis

At the outbreak of World War II, the world-famous New York-based art gallery, Knoedler’s, had a branch in Paris—in fact, it had two offices there, one […]
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 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. […]
October 1, 2016

“The Actor,” by Pablo Picaso

by Marc Masurovsky The Actor, by Pablo Picasso. Saturday morning, 1 October 2016, brought news of a restitution claim filed by the Leffmann family heirs against […]
October 2, 2016

“Portrait of Greta Moll,” by Henri Matisse

Portrait of Greta Moll by Marc Masurovsky [Editor’s note and caveat: this article brings together the major articles which appeared in the international press concerning the […]
March 2, 2019

Another opinionated exercise

by Marc Masurovsky An opinionated exercise in text analysis (a segue to a similar undertaking) Disclaimer: this deconstructive undertaking is not meant to judge a person’s […]
December 27, 2019

“The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian” by Andrea del Castagno

by Marc Masurovsky Stranger things have happened regarding works of art with no written pasts that end up in a world-class museum like New York City’s […]