Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006

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Benny Andrews (1930-2006) was a painter and lecturer from New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Benny Andrews, 1968 June 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397150

Benny Andrews, African American painter and collage artist, was born November 13, 1930 in Madison, Georgia.

From the description of Benny Andrews papers, 1940-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123439085

Benny Andrews (1930- ) was born in Madison, Georgia, attended Fort Valley State College from 1949 to 1950 and received his art training at the School of the Art institute of Chicago from 1954 to 1958. In addition to his art work, he has taught at several colleges, been the Director of the Visual Arts Program of the National Endowments for the Arts Foundation, and been an activist for African-Americans since the 1960s. He co-founded the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition in response the Metropolitan Museum of Art's 1969 exhibit, Harlem on my mind.

From the description of Benny Andrews papers, 1971-1992. (Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System). WorldCat record id: 57545815

Benny Andrews (1930-2006) was a painter and lecturer in New York, N.Y.

From the description of Benny Andrews papers, 1945-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78709114

African American artist and sculptor.

From the description of Benny Andrews papers, 1980-1981. (Livingstone College). WorldCat record id: 70970064

Painter, lecturer; New York City; d. 2006.

From the description of Oral history interview Benny Andrews, 1968 June 30 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83065106

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Chandler, Dana, 1941-. Oral history interview with Dana Chandler, 1993 Mar. 11-May 5. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. PAD/D pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Oral history interview with Benny Andrews, 1968 June 30. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Gilliam, Sam. Sam Gilliam papers, 1958-1989. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bowman, Ruth, 1923-. WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Benny Andrews papers, 1940-2006. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Chandler, Dana, 1941-. Oral history interviews with Dana Chandler, 1993 Mar. 11 - May 5 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Benny Andrews papers, 1945-1968. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Seroka, Lenore. Lenore Seroka photographs, 1977-1984. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Andrews, Benny : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
referencedIn Black Emergency Cultural Coalition records, 1971-1984 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Benny Andrews papers, 1971-1992. Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Central Library
referencedIn Andrews, Viola P. Viola P. Andrews family papers, 1957-1998. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Rolick, Esther G., b. 1922. Esther G. Rolick papers, 1941-1985. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991. Harper's Magazine records kept by managing editor Russell Lynes, 1946-1962. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. [Benny Andrews] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-. Oral history interview Benny Andrews, 1968 June 30 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gammon, Reginald, 1921-2005. Reginald Gammon papers, [circa 1937-2005] (bulk 1969-1995). Archives of American Art
referencedIn Andrews, Benny, 1930- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Benny Andrews Collection, 1965-1984. University of Mississippi
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Benny Andrews artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
referencedIn Hatch-Billops Collection, Inc. Hatch-Billops Collection of oral histories, [ca. 1965-1980]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Black Emergency Cultural Coalition. Black Emergency Cultural Coalition records, 1971-1984. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Andrews, Raymond. Raymond Andrews papers, 1934-1992. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Benny Andrews : [vertical file]. Morris Museum of Art Library
referencedIn Andrews, George, 1911-. George Andrews : [vertical file]. Morris Museum of Art Library
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-. Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Benny Andrews papers, 1980-1981. Livingstone College, Andrew Carnegie Library
creatorOf Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006. Visiting artist lecture series [sound recording] : Benny Andrews / Benny Andrews. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997. Sidney Simon papers, 1917-2000. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Andrews, George, 1911- person
associatedWith Andrews, Raymond. person
associatedWith Andrews, Viola P. person
associatedWith Black Emergency Cultural Coalition. corporateBody
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Chandler, Dana, 1941- person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
associatedWith Gammon, Reginald, 1921-2005. person
associatedWith Ghent, Henri, 1926- person
associatedWith Gilliam, Sam. person
associatedWith Hatch-Billops Collection, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Humphrey, Nene, 1947- person
associatedWith National Arts Program. corporateBody
associatedWith National Endowment for the Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Rolick, Esther G., b. 1922. person
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College. corporateBody
associatedWith Seroka, Lenore. person
associatedWith Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997. person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
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United States
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)
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Painting, Modern
African American art
African American artists
African American artists
African American arts
African American folk art
African Americans in art
Art
Arts
Civil rights movements in art
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Folk art
Occupation
Sculptors
African American artists
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Birth 1930-11-13

Death 2006-11-10

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