Acrylic and oil on canvas
The majority of the western world tends to proliferate the disrespect of the elderly as if they hold no value, when the exact opposite is true. Visualize the volume of knowledge you’ve accumulated in your short life on this earth, and then double, triple or quadruple it.
We have walking, living historian among us that often nobody cares to listen to. I hope work like this helps people remember that not all things depreciate with age and that the stories that came before us ARE worth hearing.Tom Hussey portrays old people looking at their younger reflection in the mirror. These photographs are beautiful and melancholic.