Ride along with artist Red Grooms

In 2014, Tennessee artist Red Grooms spent four days in Memphis visiting artist-created environments, museums, casinos, and neighborhoods with Brooks curator Marina Pacini, author and filmmaker Robert Gordon, and raconteur Tad Pierson, as part of his research for Memphis on My Mind , a special commission for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Come with us as we "ride along with Red" to the places he visited. Here is artist Red Grooms sketching on the roof of the... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | 0 comments
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Artist Red Grooms depicts Tennessee history in Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel

This model of the Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel has been on view for a few months at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Here is an introduction to the nine of the figures from the carousel that are in Red Grooms: Traveling Correspondent . Red Grooms, American (b. 1937), Model for Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel, 1994, Mixed media with lights and motor, Collection of Mary Hevener and Fred Wallach. © 1994 Red Grooms   You can also listen to Red Grooms talk about creating... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 0 comments
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