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 Benny Andrews  (1930 - 2006)

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Lived/Active: New York/Georgia      Known for: ethnic genre painting, abstraction, collage

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Benny Andrews
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1930 (Plainview, Georgia)
- 2006 (Brooklyn, New York)
New York/Georgia ethnic genre painting, abstraction, collage
Methods
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Charcoal
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstraction, Abstract

  
Subjects
* Birds, Ornithology
* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Caricature
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
* Pure Abstraction, Line, Shape, Color, Texture
* Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Provincetown, Massachusetts

  
Art Association
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member

  
Schools
* New School For Social Research, Teacher
* School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* John Hay Whitney Opportunity Fellowship

  
Chronology
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Added Description
* Abstraction Specialty
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Printmaking Specialty

  
Ethnicity
* Black, African-American

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Forum Gallery, New York City

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* World's Fair New York, 1964

  
Art Movement
* Rhino Horn

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Provincetown Art Association
* Woodstock NY Art Association

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Boston Museum of Fine Arts
* Brooklyn Museum of Art
* Carnegie Institute, International
* Detroit Institute of Arts
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  
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