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