Carmen Herrera, 100, becomes famous painter overnight

Photo by Jody Rogac

Photo by Jody Rogac

"I had to change my way of ­thinking and feeling about painting, and reject everything I'd been taught.

 ...It was a struggle, but an interesting struggle. I worked very, very hard, and little by little, over many, many years, I came to find my own voice."

-Carmen Herrera via The Guardian