Pioneer artist Lim Tze Peng, 97, showcases his work

Pioneer artist Lim Tze Peng, 97, has an incessant drive to create art every day

The oldest pioneer artist in Singapore has trouble sleeping.

The strain on his health made Lim Tze Peng stop painting full-time three years ago, but the nonagenarian continues to toss and turn over art.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2018, with the headline ''I live to draw''. Print Edition | Subscribe