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After decades of slights, Cuban painter tastes fame at 101

By Laura Bonilla Cal in New York ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-01-10 07:51:24

Cuban-American artist Carmen Herrera has been painting for decades. And painting. And painting. At age 89, she finally sold something.

And now, at 101, true recognition has arrived: an exhibit of her work at the Whitney Museum of American Art and a documentary on her life soon coming out in New York, where she has lived for 70 years.

Herrera may not be in her prime, but her career is going gangbusters.

After decades of slights, Cuban painter tastes fame at 101

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