June 20, 2011

The Leopold Museum strategy regarding Nazi art claims

The Leopold Museum in Vienna has just settled another looted art case with the family of a former Czech citizen from Brno, Moriz Eisler. Several points […]
June 26, 2011

The Leopold Museum: where North and South meet

On 3 May 2011, the Dorotheum auction house in Vienna inaugurated its new section on “Tribal Art” by organizing a sale of over 100 high-quality items of […]
April 30, 2012

Wild Weekend with Wally—Part One

Self-Portrait, by Egon Schiele, 1912Source: Google Images No, it’s not what it sounds like. I did not spend a wild weekend with Wally.  Portrait of Wally, […]
April 30, 2012

Wild Weekend with Wally-Part Two

Close-up view of “Portrait of Wally”Source: Google Images Andrew Shea, DirectorSource: Google Images The making of a documentary film on the fate of the “Portrait of […]
June 11, 2015

My Favorite Rant: on Education, Restitution and the Culture of Museums

by Ori Z Soltes One of the questions that, as a former Museum Director and Curator I remember having frequently asked my staff, my advisory board […]