Category Archive: Beauty of Old Age

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

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

Jason Bard Yarmosky Part II: Elder Kinder 2012

url:  http://www.jasonyarmosky.com/ELDER-KINDER-2012  Elder Kinder pays homage to the idea that age is not a deterrent to living fully, but rather a springboard for exploration. My paintings examine the relationship between the limitations of… Continue reading

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, A Worker at Celeyran, 1882

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

Ruth Roberts Griswold Oil Portrait, ca. 1840s

  Ruth Roberts Griswold (b. Jan 24, 1768 d. May 31, 1847) is shown in this oil portrait, painted by an itinerant artist about 1840. She was the wife of Ezra Griswold, Scioto… Continue reading

Honoré Daumier (1808-1879), The Laundress, ca. 1863.

Matthius Stom, Old Woman with a Candle, ca. 1640s

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

Ad of the Day: Afraid of Growing Old? This Beautiful Ad Could Help You Embrace It Sir Christopher Lee narrates British PSA By Rebecca Cullers | AdWeek (19 March 2014)

Getting old isn’t the worst thing in the world. In our youth-obsessed culture, that’s actually a provocative statement, and it’s one that’s made in quite moving fashion by ad agency Karmarama in this… Continue reading