Carmen Herrera

1915 · Cuba

Artist biography

Carmen Herrera is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Cuba, like other famous artists such as Jorge Enrique, Marco Antonio Castillo Valdes, Tomás Sánchez, Maria Martínez-Cañas, and Alberto Korda. Carmen Herrera was born in 1915.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Carmen Herrera is represented and exhibited by several galleries around the world, in countries such as the United Kingdom, Denmark, and the United States. Galleries include Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom, Edition Copenhagen in Denmark, as well as Lisson Gallery | West 24th Street, New York in the United States. Carmen Herrera most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom (25 November 2017 until 17 February 2018) with the exhibition Solo Exhibition. Carmen Herrera's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Paintings On Paper (03 May 2017 - 10 June 2017) at Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom and Estructuras (14 September 2018 - 27 October 2018) at Lisson Gallery | West 24th Street, New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Carmen Herrera

Born in 1915, Carmen Herrera grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.

Carmen Herrera

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