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The Resource Old in art school : a memoir of starting over, Nell Painter

Old in art school : a memoir of starting over, Nell Painter

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Old in art school : a memoir of starting over
Title
Old in art school
Title remainder
a memoir of starting over
Statement of responsibility
Nell Painter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Following her retirement from Princeton University, celebrated historian Dr. Nell Irvin Painter surprised everyone in her life by returning to school--in her sixties--to earn a BFA and MFA in painting. In Old in Art School, she travels from her beloved Newark to the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design; finds meaning in the artists she loves, even as she comes to understand how they may be undervalued; and struggles with the unstable balance between the pursuit of art and the inevitable, sometimes painful demands of a life fully lived. How are women and artists seen and judged by their age, looks, and race? What does it mean when someone says, "You will never be an artist"? Who defines what "An Artist" is and all that goes with such an identity?"--from publisher's description
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10663600
Cataloging source
DLC
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Painter, Nell Irvin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Painter, Nell Irvin
  • Artists
  • Adult college students
  • Older artists
  • African American women artists
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of starting over
Label
Old in art school : a memoir of starting over, Nell Painter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: You'll never be an artist -- How old are you? -- Leaving my former life -- Getting there -- So much to learn -- Familiar artists, new ways -- Illustration versus the context of art -- Transcription -- Look like an artist -- Drawing -- I could not draw my mother dying -- A bad decision -- Euphoria -- Grief -- Peers -- Crit -- Art school + history history -- You'll never be an artist -- Discovery -- MFA thesis -- And now? -- Newark artist -- Art history by Nell Painter -- Coda: Happy ending
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 331 pages
Isbn
9781640090613
Lccn
2017055407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1014011372
  • (OCoLC)1014011372
  • 389344
Label
Old in art school : a memoir of starting over, Nell Painter
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: You'll never be an artist -- How old are you? -- Leaving my former life -- Getting there -- So much to learn -- Familiar artists, new ways -- Illustration versus the context of art -- Transcription -- Look like an artist -- Drawing -- I could not draw my mother dying -- A bad decision -- Euphoria -- Grief -- Peers -- Crit -- Art school + history history -- You'll never be an artist -- Discovery -- MFA thesis -- And now? -- Newark artist -- Art history by Nell Painter -- Coda: Happy ending
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 331 pages
Isbn
9781640090613
Lccn
2017055407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1014011372
  • (OCoLC)1014011372
  • 389344

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