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Carmen Herrera, painter, 99, in her Manhattan studio. Herrera sold her first painting at age 89. Today her work is in the permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and the Tate Modern. Old Masters at the Top of Their Game - NYTimes.com

Carmen Herrera, painter, in her Manhattan studio. Herrera sold her first painting at age Today her work is in the permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and the Tate Modern

Up a flight of paint-splattered stairs in New York City's Flatiron district lies the studio apartment in which painter Carmen Herrera, 100, has lived and worked for the past 55 years, gradually distilling her ideas into abstract canvases—geometric fields of vibrant colors segmented by stark, straight lines—whose power is only amplified by their extreme simplicity. Raised in Cuba, the youngest of seven children, in 1938 Herrera married an American, Jesse Loewenthal, and moved with him to New…

From a painter hitting her stride at the age of 100 to a gallerist/artist/studio manager at the center of New York's buzziest scene.

I like the chalkboard with the year; holding the picture frame...would be neat…

Thunder rumbled in the distance, making the ground tremble with anticipation. The smell of rain trickled through the air and a billowing wind rustled the bushes and tumble weeds. A storm was coming and I wouldn't miss it for the world.

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