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In 2020, the year of Covid-19 and the assorted hardships that come with it, finding something to smile about may be challenging. But here’s something that can make your heart sing: Dionne Warwick is on Twitter.
GB’s Marc Middleton talks to Martha Jo about how she gets inspired, why abstract is her preferred style and the ways she continues to take risks in her art.
Influential Fashion blogger, photographer, author and filmmaker, Ari Seth Cohen’s eye for fashion and love drew him to discover how stylish and inspiring people can be at what he calls an Advanced Age.
Now in his mid-90s, world-renowned artist Harold Garde not only still paints daily in his home studio, he sees his work as the ultimate act of artistic rebellion. He explains to Growing Bolder why he refuses to paint for the galleries, collectors, shows or museums, but is instead focused on pleasing one person: himself. Listen to him speak passionately on the art of aging, society’s focus on legacies and the privilege he thinks every aging person deserves.
Jamieson Thomson Thomas is in the midst of two major comebacks. See how this national champion rower is battling her way back from injury and, at the same time, forging a new career as a fine artist.
If you were around in the late 1960s and ’70s, you could not go anywhere without seeing the works of Peter Max. Now in his 70s, he’s healthier and happier than ever and still creating works of art and hanging with the coolest people around.
If you think not being able to read music or play a single note should keep you from becoming a Grammy, Emmy, Tony and Webby award-winning songwriter, then you need to meet Allee Willis.
It took her a few decades to get there, but Donna Dowless now spends every day pouring out her heart into art. Find out what Andy Warhol told her that convinced her to follow her heart and why she’s so in love with love.
The secret to happiness is finding what you love and combining it with what you do for a living. If you think it’s too late to do that, meet Millicent Gappell. The glass artist is about to turn 80 and she’s creating stunning museum-quality work.
Vincent van Gogh is considered to be among the greatest artists of all time and a giant in his field. Yet few true facts are known about his life. Instead, he’s the subject of a lot of mythology. A new biography uncovers the truths about his life.
For many women, being a mother and having a rewarding career can feel like an either/or choice. Mom, artist and filmmaker Pamela Tanner Boll reveals what she’s learned about navigating the crazy territory between being a good mother and good to yourself.