101-Year-Old Artist Carmen Herrera Finally Gets Her First Solo Show

You never know when you’ll get your big break. At nearly 101 years of age, Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera is finally reaping the benefits of nearly half a century of hard work and creativity. She recently opened the inaugural show at London-based Lisson Gallery and is also having a solo show at New York City’s Whitney Museum. Her distinct, abstract and geometric style—first developed in …

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How art helps cops do a better job, a 101-year-old artist's first solo show and more in this week's look around the web

1. Chicago’s Proposed Aerial Cable Car System While some cities are considering self-driving pods or improved water ferry routes (like Singapore and NYC respectively), Chicago is looking to the sky to transport its citizens. Architecture firms Davis Brody Bond and Marks Barfield have just unveiled plans for a series of sky-bound cable cars that would move passengers between the city’s architectural landmarks—from Wacker Drive on …