By Martin S. Lindauer
Aging, Creativity and paintings: a good standpoint on Late-LifeDevelopment explores the strengths and possibilities of previous age as those are manifested through the accomplishments of getting older artists, past due creative works, and aged arts audiences. The booklet attracts on scholarship within the humanities, essentially in paintings historical past; examines in general work and painters, either historic and modern; stories empirical study on creativity and cognition, predominantly from psychology and gerontology; and offers the author's unique stories, together with surveys of paintings historians, questionnaires accomplished through getting older artists and humanities audiences, and experiments concerning judgments of artwork through laypersons. The learn offered in Aging,Creativity and paintings: a favorable standpoint on Late-Life Development means that creativity maintains into the later years; higher-order psychological skills with regards to creativity, like mind's eye and problem-solving, persist till past due in lifestyles; and the elderly's actual, sensory, psychological, and interpersonal capabilities could be stronger by means of engagement with the humanities. This paintings interrelates the disciplines of technological know-how, the arts, and the humanities to shape a synthesis that builds at the strengths of the equipment of quantification of technology; the emphasis at the person within the humanities; and the expressive and intuitive modes of conversation within the arts. Aging, Creativity and artwork: a favorable point of view onLate-Life Development severely examines the psychology of creativity, cognitive improvement, and gerontology, and should be of curiosity to a variety of pros and scholars in those fields.
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Economics. work. retirement, housing. family relationships. illness. caregiving, hospitalization, race. ethnicity, and mortality. Revised editions update earlier chapters and add new ones on theories. methods. disabilities. cultural and historical perspectives, gender. politics, social services. law, and ethics. But nothing on latelife creativity, aging artists. old art, and arts activities for the aged. Late-life creativity is absent. too, in specialized texts on aging where its inclusion would be appropriate.
Consequently, late-life creativity has not taken center stage, and when it has, decline rules with its large number of confirmatory studies. The paucity of data on late-life creativity is taken as confirming the prevailing view of aging as a time of loss. Thus, the youthfulness of creativity, not its agelessness, has attracted most attention (Chapter 3). Many have concluded, as if it were common knowledge or a foregone 18 Chapter 1 fact, that creativity is minimal or absent by age 60 or 65, and if it persists, it does so for only a very fortunate few, and moreover, it is weaker than in youth.
Artists need ne ver fade away" (Greenberg, 1987, p. 25). Lehman (1953), the mo st well-known advocate of the youth ful onset and cessation of creativity (Chapters 3 and 4). forcefully insisted that "The vast majority of our great creative th inkers have not died young .. "· It is just the opposite. " Lehman hoped these figures would be "an en couragement to older individuals" (quotes are from pp. 273 and 275). Old Age and Old Artists 33 Lehman held a different view on the years in which creativity peaks, as will be shown later.
Aging, Creativity and Art: A Positive Perspective on Late-Life Development by Martin S. Lindauer