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Arts & Culture · Fine Art

The Fine Art of Aging

By Stacia Friedman
By Stacia Friedman

“Better she should learn how to cook for her husband than make like Picasso,” Hilda’s relatives said. To her credit, Hilda never turned on the stove. And she never stopped painting.

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Arts & Culture

How We See: The Beauty of Older Bodies

By Alice Ray Cathrall
by Alice R. Cathrall What visual information do we gather to pass through our days? I am studying art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in Philadelphia, and a significant amount of what we do is learn how to identify what about an object is important to communicate through our art. For instance, you and I have evolved to…
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Money & Careers

Risks and Rewards

By Alice Ray Cathrall
by Alice Ray Cathrall I have made a decision, the sort of decision that some dread — one that involves change. Big change. I quit my job and enrolled in art school. Everyone said I was crazy. I was in my early 50s, at the pinnacle of my career in the insurance industry, when I made my decision. I was…
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