Research on creativity and creative achievement shows some creators may peak early, while others continue creating into late age.
Edward Albee won a Tony award for a new play in 2002, at age 75.
At 97, architect Oscar Niemeyer was developing one of his most ambitious projects.
On the other end of the age range, the photo shows Zoe Yin (left) and Victoria Yin, age 11 and 14, who have shown their work at expos, galleries, and art shows internationally, and “selling paintings for tens of thousands of dollars,” according to a new Creativity Post article: At What Age Will Your Creativity Peak?
The article mentions that psychologist Dean Keith Simonton “proposes in his book Origins of Genius: Darwinian Perspectives on Creativity that the age of the creative peak is determined by the discipline in which the artist is engaged. Poets peak much earlier than novelists, whose craft matures over time.”