Women Recollected

How Larisa Shepitko’s pursuit of truth produced a searing legacy of anti-war films

How Larisa Shepitko’s pursuit of truth produced a searing legacy of anti-war films

Celebrating Czech avant-gardist Bèla Kolářová, who defied the notion that ‘the entire world has been photographed’

Celebrating Czech avant-gardist Bèla Kolářová, who defied the notion that ‘the entire world has been photographed’

Jagoda Buić deconstructed Balkan weaving traditions, turning threads into sensuous textile environments

Jagoda Buić deconstructed Balkan weaving traditions, turning threads into sensuous textile environments

The other Nijinsky: the forgotten choreography of Bronislava Nijinska, the woman who pioneered movement in dance

The other Nijinsky: the forgotten choreography of Bronislava Nijinska, the woman who pioneered movement in dance

How the playful portraiture of 100-year-old Valentina Rusu Ciobanu captured a century of Moldovan life

How the playful portraiture of 100-year-old Valentina Rusu Ciobanu captured a century of Moldovan life

How Soviet artist Anna Andreeva found freedom from state censors in fabric

How Soviet artist Anna Andreeva found freedom from state censors in fabric

From sketches to stage design, Franciszka Themerson’s improvised witty visuals knew no bounds

From sketches to stage design, Franciszka Themerson’s improvised witty visuals knew no bounds

Elemental, ascetic, uncompromising: a listener’s guide to Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya

Elemental, ascetic, uncompromising: a listener’s guide to Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya

Teresa Pągowska’s restrained postwar art celebrates female bodies on unprimed canvas

Teresa Pągowska’s restrained postwar art celebrates female bodies on unprimed canvas

The dark glamour of Tamara de Lempicka’s paintings

The dark glamour of Tamara de Lempicka’s paintings

The female gaze behind the Iron Curtain: the brilliant archive of Joanna Helander

The female gaze behind the Iron Curtain: the brilliant archive of Joanna Helander

Zofia Rydet: how one photographer produced an invaluable record of communist Poland

Zofia Rydet: how one photographer produced an invaluable record of communist Poland