Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Portrait of an Artist” by Susan Orlean, published in InStyle‘s October 2013 issue.
In the October issue of InStyle, on newsstands September 20, Julianne Moore discusses fashion, fame and family:
On managing time and tasks:
“I’m a big checker-offer. Yet I’m always trying to reconcile between wanting to accomplish something and still staying in the present moment.”
On family and work:
“I feel very much in the middle of my life: being in a relationship for 17 years, having kids who are not babies anymore, living in the house we want to live in, and really enjoying the work I do.”
“When your kids are young, they’re always holding your hand. Then suddenly you turn around and it’s not happening anymore. The days are long; but the years are short.”
On women getting good roles in their mid-50s:
“I can’t complain. I’ve been pretty lucky. And I think the more we talk about it, the more we make it real. I hate being asked this stuff! Let’s appreciate where we are. Let’s not wish our lives away.”
Fashion Credits: Calvin Klein Collection blouse, Lorraine Schwartz necklace.
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