Gustave Courbet

The origins of Gustave Courbet’s ‘Origin of the World’

By Tim Smith-Laing

Experts now convinced the model behind Courbet’s infamous work was Parisian ballet dancer Constance Queniaux

Patrick Grainville's new novel, Cliff of Fools, captures the life of the artist as vividly as his own canvases

By Jeffrey Zuckerman
‘Collection Study III:  Art in Europe after 1968’, exhibition view

Mu.ZEE, Ostend & S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

A selective history of things on tables

By Jennifer Higgie

The artist's studio. What does it evoke?

By Sam Thorne