15 Badass Art World Heroines Over 70 Years Old

January 8, 2015 4:06 PM

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15 Badass Art World Heroines Over 70 Years Old

The following 15 women defeated the odds, inscribing their names in art history and forever changing its course. And what's crazier is the fact that they kept doing it, over and over again, probably for longer than you've been alive. Behold, the art world heroines who inspire us more than we can accurately express. Also, they're all working and exhibiting at over 70 years old. Because, as Judy Chicago aptly explained to us, "Artists don’t retire."

Medium: Video and performance Style: Dreamlike conceptualism Birthday: 1936 Superpower: Jonas was one of the early pioneers of video art in the 1960s and 1970s, her work aligning rhythm and ritual, identity and disguise, nature and technology to weave visceral visual experiences that linger like mem...

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