January 12, 2015

Fritz Ascher: from Golems to Landscapes

by Ori Z. Soltes Self-portrait, ca. 1910, Source: http://www.fritzascherfoundation.org Given the enormous number of people who were victimized during the Holocaust—both those who perished and those […]
January 20, 2015

Post-Gurlitt stress disorder

by Marc Masurovsky Hildebrand Gurlitt Cornelius Gurlitt Now that Cornelius Gurlitt, reclusive heir to the art collection of his father, Hildebrand Gurlitt (1895-1956), international art dealer, […]
April 23, 2015

Kafka meets Gurlitt

by Marc Masurovsky It’s fair to say that, ever since the revelation of the existence of the Cornelius Gurlitt collection in November 2013, the German federal […]
May 24, 2015

A quick meditation on the meaning of restitution

by Marc MasurovskyAn aged claimant recovered earlier this week what, for the most part, is a painting by an artist whose ratings in today’s hyper-inflated market […]