The 100-year-old artist, Carmen Herrera

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THE WORLD IS FINALLY CATCHING UP WITH CARMEN

The film-maker Alison Klayman’s latest subject was for many years a marginalised artist, arguably because her work was ahead of its time, but perhaps even more so because of her gender and ethnicity. Cuban-born Carmen Herrera, who turned 100 in May, had to wait until she was in her 90s to sell her first work. In the past decade she has had shows at the Museo del Barrio in New York and the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, UK, and finally achieved recognition as an important artist.

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