Oct 07, 2021 - Sale 2581

Sale 2581 - Lot 138

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
BENNY ANDREWS (1930 - 2006)
Untitled (Brown vs. Board of Education).

Color screenprint, 2004. 749x615 mm; 29 1/2x21 3/4 inches. Printer's proof, aside from the edition of 50. Signed, dated and inscribed "PP" in pencil, lower edge.

Provenance: collection of Anne & Allan Edmunds.

In 2004 the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., commissioned Andrews to produce an edition of lithographs, titled Education Quest, for their celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v the Board of Education of Topeka. Benny Andrews said: "This work challenged me to make it clear that though the wall facing African Americans seeking equal education has been broken through, there are still remnants of the wall remaining today".

Consigned to support the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia and its legacy endowment campaign.