January 28, 2012

Deconstructing Aphrodite: the Getty Art Museum, looted antiquities and the art trade

The 4th century BC marble sculpture of winged griffins at center of controversy, acquired illegally by the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1985Source: NPR An interesting […]
March 10, 2016

WWII-era opportunities on the US art market

by Marc Masurovsky One of the advantages of being at war is that there are three sides-the Allies, the enemy and the non-belligerents or “neutrals.” In […]
April 4, 2016

Provenance research on display–Part Three

by Marc Masurovsky This is the third installment in a series of articles on provenance research as presented to the general and specialized public through digital […]
May 30, 2018

Provenance research can be challenging

by Marc Masurovsky In the two decades since the now-infamous Washington Conference on Holocaust-era Assets of December 1998 which produced the “Washington Principles.” many American museums […]