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Benny Andrews, b.1930

Growing Up1973

Growing Up is a 1973 work by Benny Andrews. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumEtching, aquatint
Dimensions76 x 56 cm Framed: 88 x 67.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
Item NumberIMMA.3890
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Benny Andrews, Growing Up, 1973, Etching, aquatint, 76 x 56 cm Framed: 88 x 67.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

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About the Artist

Benny Andrews 1930–2006

The American painter, printmaker and collage artist Benny Andrews studied at the Art Institute of Chicago on the GI Bill. He moved to New York in 1958, where he held numerous exhibitions and taught at Queens College, CUNY. In 2002 he and his wife established the Benny Andrews Foundation to help emerging African-American artists, and encourage artists to donate work to institutions dedicated to African- American art.
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