Showing posts with label European Holocaust Research Infrastructure. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Holocaust Research Infrastructure. Show all posts

Jan 15, 2020

Art Museums in Switzerland

Switzerland has many excellent art museums

How are Swiss art museums doing on provenance? Which museums do -- and which museums do not -- publish online provenance texts for their art collections? Have all issues regarding Nazi-era provenance been resolved as 2020 begins? What work remains to be done? Who is doing it? With what resources, goals and deadlines?

In a new series of posts, OAD will look at the situation in Switzerland regarding the provenance of artworks.

Nov 8, 2017

Art Looting Investigation Unit: mentions of the Bauer Collection in the Final Report

What do the Art Looting Investigation Reports say about the looting of the Bauer Collection? How easy - or difficult - is it to access this information today, in 2017?

Can one search the archives via internet and retrieve the information?

Here is the result of a simple test: looking for information on the seizure of the Bauer collection in one of the ALIU Reports, the "Final Report". This report contains, notably, a list of names of suspected Nazi era operators.