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|Born||May 30, 1915
Carmen Herrera (born May 30, 1915) is a Cuban-American abstract, minimalist painter. She was born in Havana. She lives in New York City since the mid-1950s. Herrera's abstract works have brought her international recognition late in life.
Herrera became known for her landscape abstract art based in Cuba such as Blanco y Verde (1959) which depicts landscape of the Cuban oceanside. Some of her work appears at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C..
Herrera exhibited several times at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles beginning in 1949.
She turned 100 in May 2015.
- Lisson Gallery: Carmen Herrera.
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