Tag Archive: aging 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

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

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

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…

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.  

You Become Better with Age | Artnews (20 May 2013)

  Artists who are going strong at 80 and up find that old age offers freedom, self-assurance, and room to explore