Masters 8

Juliet Jacques profiles the photographer Lisetta Carmi who sensitively documented the lives of her friends

By Juliet Jacques

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

By Tim Smith-Laing

The movement that is traditionally understood as white and privileged was more racially mixed than is commonly accepted

By Rianna Jade Parker
Isaac Levitan, Spring, High Water, 1897, oil on canvas, 64 × 57 cm. Courtesy: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The influence of Isaac Levitan’s 1897 painting Spring, High Water on 20th-century film

By Tom Jeffreys

Flavia Frigeri discusses a very Roman take on modernism

By Flavia Frigeri

How radical art bloomed at Dartington, West Dean and Grizedale 

By Jessica Lack

Re-assessing the 19th-century artist, critic and historian’s contemporary relevance on the bicentenary of his birth

By Rachel Dickinson