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

Painter, Nell Irvin (author,, narrator.).
CD Audiobook CD Audiobook ([2018])
Description: 10 audio discs (11 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF disc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, [2018]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Audio Books CD/ 759.92/Painter (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1982518561
  • ISBN: 9781982518561
  • ISBN: 1982518553
  • ISBN: 9781982518554
  • Edition: Unabridged.
General Note: Compact disc.
Title from container.
Participant or Performer: Read by the author.
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.
Citation: Painter, Nell Irvin. "Old in art school : a memoir of starting over." Ashland, Oregon : Blackstone Audio, 2018.

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