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This new and 'old' artist offers memoir of starting over

Clip: 07/23/2018 | 6m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

At 64, Princeton University professor Nell Irwin Painter became a painter. Moving away from the confines of historical research to embrace the freedoms of visual art, Painter confronts her own internal struggles in a new book, "Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over." Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 07/23/18

Rating: NR

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