Marc Masurovsky


Holocaust Art Restitution Project, Washington DC

Marc Masurovsky cofounded the Holocaust Art Restitution Project (HARP) in 1997. He has served as HARP's Director of Research, and is also a Board member. An acknowledged expert in his field, Masurovsky has spent decades looking into various matters related to cultural assets that were looted or else sold under duress during the Holocaust and World War II. He's also served as an expert historian in a class-action lawsuit for Jewish claimants seeking restitution of lost accounts and other liquid assets from Swiss banks. While working as a consultant and historian for the U.S. Department of Justice, he researched alleged Nazi war criminals living in America, interviewed witnesses to crimes against humanity, and studied post-war relations between former Nazi officials and Allied intelligence agencies.