December 3, 2012

Funeral for the idea of a US Commission on Looted Art at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, on November 27, 2012

Absurdity funeral, Francisco GoyaSource: Wikipaintings No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. US Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, Douglas Davidson, is no exception. […]
July 1, 2013

1998: Year Zero of Art Restitution?

Highlights from that fateful year include, but are not limited to: -the seizure of two paintings by Egon Schiele at the Museum of Modern Art in […]
February 10, 2016

Thoughts about provenance research, 1995-2016

by Marc Masurovsky It has been almost twenty years, yes, 20, two times 10, 4 times 5, since “provenance research” entered the public sphere in the […]
June 7, 2018

Revisiting the WWII looted gold issue

by Marc Masurovsky [Editor’s note: this brief expose was drafted in 2000 as part of the research being conducted at the Presidential Advisory Commission for Holocaust-era […]