Old, beautiful bodies


David
 
Once again I have found an artist who is doing wonderful work on the ageing body beautiful. Jade Beall has a wide portfolio of work, influenced by her motto ‘Truthful beauty and self love’. One of her projects focuses exclusively on older people; it is entitled ‘Elder, Wise and Beautiful Bodies’.
 
Gerry 75 and Darwin 70_ beloveds for over 20 years
 
I’ve already blogged about why projects like these are so important. But to reiterate one point here: in a culture where women’s physical appearance is scrutinised, where they are accused of not ‘ageing well’ or, alternatively, celebrated for ageing well (i.e. because they look younger than their biological age), projects like this are a refreshing change.
 
Jade Beall photography
 
Let’s support Jade in her cause to share ‘untouched photos of women alongside their stories of their journeys to build self-esteem in a world that thrives off women feeling insecure’.
 
Esther
 

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