To Tell Your Age Or Not To Tell Your Age?

I’ve struggled with whether to tell my age or not a lot. Especially when I was doing comedy. I was obviously older than everyone there. I would cringe when the kids talk about this “old person” who happened to be “like 60 or something”. I guess it’s all relative. I understand why d’Arbeloff would want to keep it close to the vest since the art world I’m sure is ageist as the best of them.

'There Are No Rules In Age' Confession Of An Almost 90-Year Old

The Guardian | Natalie d’Arbeloff

Natalie d’Arbeloff is a full-time working artist – but it is only now, in her 90th year, that she has decided to openly admit her age. Why? Because of the patronising preconceptions about getting old