Paul Gauguin

April 9, 2011

ERR database—Impressionists and their collectors

Usually, when people think of art restitution or art looted by the Nazis, they tend to believe that most stolen objects consisted of paintings, drawings and […]
May 16, 2011

At the National Gallery of Art with Paul Gauguin

Yellow ChristSource: Humanities Web Not everyone is a fan of Paul Gauguin, myself included. But his obsessive sense of esthetics concerning exotic women (read, Tahitian) blended […]
February 24, 2015

The cult of the object

When will you marry? Paul Gauguin 1892 by Marc Masurovsky In the hyper-inflated art market that we witness nowadays, sums are being spent on works of […]
February 25, 2015

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

by Marc Masurovsky 7. The Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer II, 1912, by Gustav Klimt sold for 87 million dollars at Christie’s on November 8, 2006. […]
November 13, 2016

Revisiting the Martha Nathan loss of a Gauguin painting

by Marc Masurovsky Martha Nathan was the wife of a prominent German Jewish collector, Hugo Nathan. He died in 1922. After inheriting his wealth and his […]