Carmen Herrera
1915–2022

Introduction

Carmen Herrera (May 31, 1915 – February 12, 2022) was a Cuban-born American abstract, minimalist visual artist and painter. She was born in Havana and lived in New York City from the mid-1950s. Herrera's abstract works brought her international recognition late in life.

Wikidata identifier

Q522662

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Introduction

Cuban-born artist painted in obscurity for decades before achieving acclaim when she was eighty-nine. She was active mostly in the United States, but lived in Paris from 1948 to 1956, where she developed the style for which she would much later become renowned, a form of geometric abstraction.

Country of birth

Cuba

Roles

Artist, painter, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500332016

Names

Carmen Herrera, Carmen Herrera Nieto

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