Friday, January 13, 2012

Gardener with Ideas (from the 1980s) / Portrait of an artist at age 74 with 25 years of life ahead of her

"I don't know where the ideas come from. They come from traveling, they come from working--probably from working more than any other single way. They come from talking to people, from looking at things, and I'm just fortunate that so often when one idea runs out there's another idea waiting in the wings."

-- Dale Chihuly, from Dale Chihuly: 365 Days, page 105.

Georgia O'Keeffe sketching in 1961 at age 74:


Taradharma said...

two - no, three - great artists!

am said...

Taradharma -- Thank you for the encouragement!

Anonymous said...

love the look to those who continue to inspire, and this one seventy-four and vital. great inspiration. kjm