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True Believers: Benny Andrews & Deborah Roberts

October 6, 2022 - January 22, 2023
Benny Andrews 1930 2006 Portrait of the Portrait Painter 1987 oil and graphite on two canvas panels with painted fabric collage

True Believers: Benny Andrews & Deborah Roberts provides a historic and contemporary view of the Black experience in America through the work of two artists from different generations. This exhibition explores the deep connections between the work of these two artists in relation to formal similarities, specifically the utilization of collage, as well as their shared interest in themes of activism, racial injustice, family, and religion.

True Believers: Benny Andrews & Deborah Roberts is organized for the McNay Art Museum by René Paul Barilleaux, Head of Curatorial Affairs; and Lauren Thompson, Assistant Curator.

Lead funding is most generously provided by The Brown Foundation, Inc. Major funding is provided by Alturas Foundation and the McCombs Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Flora Crichton Visiting Artist Fund, The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc., Semmes Foundation, Inc., Forrest & Cynthia Miller, and the Host Committee, chaired by Robert K. Brown & Dennis B. Karbach.

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October 6
End:
January 22, 2023
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McNay Art Museum
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210-805-1768
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education@mcnayart.org
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McNay Art Museum
6000 N New Braunfels Ave
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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