Israel’s High Court of Justice managed to stop one of the largest Museum Deaccession Sales in the country’s history. What is the petition about? Who joined the petition? How long did it take? Can you explain how did it start? The Hashava Foundation petitioned the Israeli High Court of Justice in order to stop the auction of items from the collection of Jerusalem's L.A. Mayer Museum of Islamic Art at Sotheby's London. We did this because we maintain that the process of decidin
Today, I interview Dr. Anja Tiedemann, Max Beckmann expert on the world's first online catalog raisonné of all paintings by the artist Max Beckmann. Copyright: Justus Bockelmann. How long did you work to achieve the world's first online catalog raisonné of all paintings by the artist Max Beckmann? Together with my staff, I worked on it for 5 years. The costs were shouldered by the Kaldewei Cultural Foundation. Copyright: website Max Beckmann. https://www.beckmann-gemaelde.org
Dr Jacques Schuhmacher is the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Provenance and Spoliation Curator at the Victoria & Albert Museum. “As children of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert were acutely aware of Nazi crimes.” “When the V&A opens again to the public in May 2021, visitors will again be able to visit Concealed Histories”. Can you explain what is the The Gilbert Collection for our readers? The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection contains s
The Paris court on Tuesday ordered the parties involved in the fate of a work by painter Camille Pissarro, looted by the Nazis, to meet with a mediator to try to reach an agreement. camille-pissarro-la-bergere-rentrant-ses-moutons-1886-copyright-photo-fred-jones-jr-museum-of-art-public-domain In the event of a persistent disagreement, the court will rule on March 2 on the sequestration of the painting. By then, the court is due to consider the merits of the case on January 19
Sur ce bout de papier, des chefs-d’œuvre impressionnistes, Renoir, Monet, Degas, exposés aujourd’hui dans les plus grands musées du monde, qui ont tous appartenu un jour à mon arrière-grand-père, Jules Strauss.
Je ne connaissais rien de sa histoire, ni de sa collection disparue. Ces quelques mots notés à la hâte allaient changer ma vie, me conduire du Louvre au musée de Dresde, des archives de la Gestapo au Ministère de la Culture. La collection disparue (La Bleue) by Pauline