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Bliss by Benny Andrews, 1964

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Artist:
Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006
Medium:
mixed media on canvas Paint is high gloss with adhesive qualities, could be acrylic or alkyd mixture?
National Origin:
American
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Description:
Bliss by Benny Andrews, mixed media painting.
paint on canvas of young woman, buildup of media, Transfer from African Art, AA# 66-23-4
Andrews originally hailed from Morgan county, Georgia. He relocated to New York city in 1958, however, his early experiences growing up in rural Georgia influenced his work. Through his art Andrews explored life and drew upon his imagination to capture images of his past.
Accession Number:
2002.0002.0002
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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