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ID: 500111179
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500111179

 

Record Type: Person
Andrews, Benny (American painter, educator, and illustrator, 1930-2006)

Note: Benny Andrews is an African-American figurative painter. He studied at Fort Valley State college and the University of Chicago.

Names:
Andrews, Benny (preferred,V,index,LC)
Benny Andrews (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American
Black

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
mixed-media artist
collagist
educator
illustrator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Madison (Morgan county, Georgia, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Brooklyn (New York City, New York state, United States) (borough)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Andrews, George  
..............  (American folk artist, born 1911) [500343456]
spouse of ....  Humphrey, Nene  
................  (American sculptor, born 1947) [500082640]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Andrews, Benny (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, educator, and illustrator, 1930-2006) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, b.1930) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1930-2006) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1930-2006) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Andrews, Benny ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Gennochio, Benny Andrews, New York Times (2006)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50022499
Benny Andrews ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 160

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, MoMA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50022499
....................  Gennochio, Benny Andrews, New York Times (2006)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 160-161; 160
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50022499
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia of World Biography [online] (2010) accessed 2 July 2019
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:113
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