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Joseph Mallord William Turner ‘Composition Study for a Sea Piece, with Small Boats in Choppy Water’, c.1799–1805

We celebrate the Rock Stars of Aging because they show us all what's possible. Ceramic artist Beatrice Wood worked on a potter's wheel every day until she was 103. Wood who said "My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road," died at age 105.

Why were so many female artists airbrushed from history?

By the time Virginia Woolf wrote, "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman," the world was ready to recognise her for it, working as she was in an era when a few successful women at least could be celebrated by later generations. The same could not be said for Sofonisba Anguissola or Angelica Kauffman.