Category Archive: Artists

Graham Vivian Sutherland, Graham Vivian Sutherland (Self Portrait), 1977

‘Rembrandt: The Late Works review – triumph in master’s tragedy’ by Jonathan Jones | The Guardian (Oct. 12, 2014)

  Rembrandt is so high in the ranking of great artists that our amassed reverence has sunk like syrup into the brown and gold surfaces of his paintings. There he is in the… Continue reading

Artists Who Were Late Bloomers: Van Gogh, Monet, And More Masters Than You’d Think | The Huffington Post (Sept. 1, 2012)

    More often than not, our cultural heroes are barely of drinking age when they make their mark: Orson Welles was 25 when he created his masterpiece, “Citizen Kane,” and Mozart composed… Continue reading

Still Kicking: Aging Performing Artists in NYC & LA (2011) | The Research Center for Arts and Culture (RCAC)

Aging Performing Artists in NYC and LA Metro Areas: Information on Artists IV (2011) This study of aging performing artists 62+ in the metro areas of LA and NYC complements our earlier study of… Continue reading

James Ensor, Old Lady with Masks (Theater of Masks), 1889

  Old Lady with Masks is painted at the highpoint of Ensor’s so-called fantastic period, also indeed called his mask period. Originally the artist made the painting on assignment. However, after the painting… Continue reading

Alzheimer’s disease & artistic expression: The paintings of Lester Eugene Potts, Jr.

Description:  While victims of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias are losing their memories and ability to communicate, art can be their escape. “Art can often be a window to bypass the constrictions… Continue reading

Art & Alzheimer’s: An interview with Patricia Utermohlen

About: Created by Urban Times in conjunction with GV Art, over a series of talks held during GV Art’s exhibition ‘Trauma’ between December 2011 and February 2012. This video recorded the debate with… Continue reading

A Better Old Age: U Mich Public Health Magazine Theme

Originally posted on As Our Parents Age:
Check out this magazine issue. The other day when I picked up a copy of Findings, the alumni magazine of the University of Michigan School of…

Archibald John Motley, Jr (American Harlem Renaissance painter, 1891-1981)

        Sources Edward M. Gomez, ‘Archibald J. Motley, Jr.’s Paintings: Modern Art Shaped by Precision, Candor, and Soul’ (March 09, 2014), Hyperallergic  It’s About Time (art blog maintained by Barbara Wells… Continue reading

Artists over 50: better late than ever? | The Guardian (01 Sept. 2014)

As a new exhibition of late-period Turners opens at Tate Britain, curator Sam Smiles asks if it’s time art outgrew its obsession with age.