Benny Andrews: The Visible Man
Narrated by Geoffrey Holder
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving
A self-styled innovator, Benny Andrews, an African-American artist, creates collages and paintings of stunning humanity. Growing up in the 1930’s in a sharecropper’s family, Andrews shines a sensitive light on these invisible people through his drawings, paintings and collages.
Actor, Geoffrey Holder narrates this award-winning documentary with insight and enthusiasm.
Andrews is interviewed in his studio.
Artwork in-progress in the artist’s studio.
Art critic, Michael Brenson, talks about Benny Andrews’ sensibility for people, for humanity.
Jane Farver, Director of Exhibitions for the Queens Museum, comments on Andrews’ artwork.
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