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  • Humberto Calzada
    Pau-Llosa, Ricardo
    The essay by Ricardo Pau-Llosa on the work of Cuban-born artist, Humberto Calzada, is divided into three sections. In the first one, “The Symbolism of Order,” Pau-Llosa addresses Calzada’s move from painting elements of colonial Cuban [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 848198

  • Carmen Herrera : like a rumor in the eye = Carmen Herrera : como un rumor en el ojo
    Valdés, Zoé, 1959-
    In this brief, bilingual essay by novelist Zoé Valdés, the author explores the function of Carmen Herrera’s paintings from a visual as well as a poetic point of view. She analyzes the lyricism and yet mathematical approach to Herrera’s style, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822098

  • Some reasons to love Carmen = Algunas razones para amar a Carmen
    Valdés, Gustavo, 1965-
    In this short bilingual essay, Gustavo Valdés highlights the importance of Cuban painter Carmen Herrera (b. 1915) as a harbinger in geometric abstraction, as well as the most senior Latino artist working in New York. Following a brief anecdote of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822077

  • Herrera
    Herrera, Carmen, 1915-
    In this artist statement, Cuban-born painter Carmen Herrera begins by recounting her training at the Montessori School in Havana, the San Alejandro Academy in Havana, and her studies of architecture at the Universidad de la Habana. Though the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801516