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Back in the 1950s and '60s, Carmen Herrera was making art, but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, at 101, she's still hard at work, and finally getting some long overdue recognition. Lisson Gallery hide caption

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Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

Carmen Herrera was making art in the '50s and '60s but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, she's still hard at work and finally getting some long overdue recognition.

Hello Love Garrison Keillor
Ookpik Waltz Chris Thile and Michael Daves
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In Search Of The Miraculous Mark McGuire

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On Her Own For Once, Sara Watkins Finds New Footing

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(Theme From) Valley of the Dolls Dionne Warwick
Green Onions Booker T. & the Mg's
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Oh, it looks magical, sure — but this scene packs some menace, too, at least for a few unlucky male fireflies. Trevor Williams/Getty Images hide caption

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The Dark Side To The Firefly's Flare

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Carousel on a Slide Projector Lullatone
Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes Paul Simon
Our Town Square Peg Round Hole

Back in the 1950s and '60s, Carmen Herrera was making art, but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, at 101, she's still hard at work, and finally getting some long overdue recognition. Lisson Gallery hide caption

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Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

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God Given Name [Instrumental] Solange

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