Working past the age of 75, these famous artists keep showing their groundbreaking talents by creating fascinating artworks, and charming everyone who crosses an eye with their works! I Lobo You has selected 5 famous artists, whose work is so inspiring, and never ceased to reinvent their lasting careers, decade after decade. They reflect the benefits of experience and longevity, as well as the power of dedication, and knowing how to adjust to different circumstances and times!
The 85 years old famous artist, Jim Dine continues to inspire art lovers from all around the world. He gained fame as a Pop and neo-Dada artist in the 1960s, and 60 years later, he hasn’t stopped working and had a recent art exhibition, showing new pieces, paintings and sculptures, at Galerie Templon in Paris.
Michele Oka Doner
Michele Oka Doner‘s main inspiration for her artworks has always been Nature, which includes housewares and furniture. The 75 years old famous artist admits she lives in her studio, large SoHo loft, a creative lab. After 55 years of experience in the artistic world, one of the famous artworks was A Walk on the Beach, installed over a 15-year period at the Miami International Airport, it’s made of 9,000 bronze pieces and extends for more than a mile.
Ida Applebrrog, a New York-based artist, is now 91 and got merit around her mid-40s. The famous artist had a plentiful and productive career exploring gender, sex, and power dynamics. Applebroog can thoughtfully provoke watchers, and age hasn’t lowered her vigor. She doesn’t like to be called an older artist, “I’ve never liked being categorized or put in a group. I’m still an artist.”
Wyne Thiebaud just turned 100 years old, and to celebrate, the famous artist exhibited 100 artworks at the Crocker Art Museum in California, in January. Most know for his renderings of cakes and pieces, the New Realism artist teaches a small number of students and still paints every day!
Poet, dancer, designer, art dealer, and visual artist, Suzanne Jackson is a multifaceted famous artist who, at the age of 76, continues to inspire and reinvent her career! She calls “dimensional paintings” to her sculpture works heavily with acrylic paint, which has impressed art lovers from all around the world. She studied with the famous Charles White and later administered Gallery 32, the first space to exhibit David Hammons’ works in 1969.