At 94, She’s the Hot New Thing in Painting

At 94, She’s the Hot New Thing in Painting

carmen-herrera-painting-shocking-pink20.jpgIn her loft near Union Square in Manhattan, the abstract painter Carmen Herrera, 94, nursed a flute of Champagne last week. Now, at a small ceremony in her honor, she was basking in the realization that her career had finally, undeniably, taken off.

After six decades of very private painting, Ms. Herrera sold her first artwork five years ago, at 89…

(Continue reading in the NY Times)

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