Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) The Old Fisherman (Salmeron), 1895

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.

Theresa Bernstein (1890-2012), The Readers, 1914

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

Salvador Dali, Old Man at the Twilight Hour (The Crepuscular Old Man), ca. 1918

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

Jason Bard Yarmosky Part I: Elder Kinder 2011

 website: (all images © Jason Bard Yamorsky) Since debuting “Elder Kinder”, his first solo exhibition in 2011, Yarmosky continues to push the conceptual boundaries of figurative portrait painting by exploring the juxtaposition… Continue reading

Gwendolin Raverat, Old People, 1932