Rose Valland was the perfect spy. Her innocence was the best camouflage. When the Germans occupied Paris and the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) moved into his bag-shop in the building of Jeu de Paume, she was already there. The art […]
The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR)—the leading organization addressing critical art-world issues regarding attribution, authenticity, and provenance—announced today the launch of new enhancements to its online Catalogues Raisonnés Database. New features and functionality include external links to the complete […]
Another art theft story has been implemented in a Hollywood movie. „Woman in Gold“ deals with the case of restitution to the painting „Adele Bloch-Bauer“ by Gustav Klimt, who for many years was seen as a valuable Austrian Cultural Property […]
Today it was announced: the Bern Museum takes the heavy legacy of the collection Gurlitt – but on its terms.
Many Jewish art collectors and patrons have died in the Nazi era. Their collections were confiscated, had to be sold or have been lost in the chaos of war. The names of these men and women are largely fallen into oblivion […]