Benny Andrews
American, 1930-2006
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Benny Andrews: The Bicentennial Series,
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
2015
Printer's Proof: Thirty Years at Wingate Studio,
Wingate Studio
2014
Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties,
Brooklyn Museum

Benny Andrews’s narrative paintings tell poignant stories of social injustice. Inspired by his youth in the segregated American South, Andrews created a body of work depicting scenes from the Civil Rights movement, American Indian relocation, antiwar protests, and other cultural struggles. A self-described “people’s …

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