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The Beauty of the Aging Body, in Photos

Merle Sparlin

Ione Buie

Warren Dalton

Over the course of nine years, the Missouri-based photographer Anastasia Pottinger has worked with models over the age of one hundred years old. She’s spent time by their sides, listened to their stories, and recorded the details of their skin in black and white. Now, you can find her photographs of fourteen of these centenarians collected in the new book 100: What Time Creates, published by Marcinson Press.

Close-Up Portraits Reveal What the Human Body Looks Like 100+ Years of Age

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When a 101-year-old woman offered to sit for photographer Anatasia Pottinger, she had one request: she would do anything so long as she could not be identified from the images. After the artist’s intimate sessions with this subject, she was moved to continue to explore the beauty of the aging body through portraits of models over the age of 100 for her ongoing project Centenarians.

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