Welcome to the audio tour of Red Grooms: Traveling Correspondent.

This special audio tour features artist Red Grooms, Memphis Brooks Chief Curator Marina Pacini, and Grooms scholar, Susan Knowles who will guide you through the exhibition. We extend a special thanks to exhibition sponsor, First Tennessee Foundation and to Chatterbox Audio Theater.
 
Click below to listen to the tour.


900

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Study for Memphis on Mind, 2015
Ink on paper
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art PA 2015.29

901

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

902

903

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Weegee 1940, 1998–99
Acrylic on paper
Collection of Julie and Edward J. Minskoff

904

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Rockefeller Center, 1995
Mixed media construction
Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York

905

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Local from the No Gas portfolio, 1971
Lithograph in ten colors
Collection of Walter and Sarah Knestrick, courtesy of the Tennessee State Museum

906

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Red Grooms, Martin Wiley Gallery, 1978
Offset lithograph in four colors
Collection of the artist

907

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

908

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
William Edmondson from Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel, 1996
Mixed media
Collection of the Tennessee State Museum  

909

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Anne Dallas Dudley from Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel, 1996
Mixed media
Collection of the Tennessee State Museum

910

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Davy Crockett from Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel, 1996
Mixed media
Collection of the Tennessee State Museum

911

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
On the Deck, 2003
Oil on canvas
Collection of Lysiane Luong Grooms and the artist

912

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Memphis on My Mind, 2015
Oil paint and ink on epoxy
Commissioned by Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; Funds provided by the Halliday family in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. William P. Halliday Jr., 100 Gifts for 100 Years, 1916–2016

913

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Lefty Frizzell Sings, 2011
Mixed media
Collection of the artist

914

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Homage to William Strickland, 1993
Mixed media
Collection of Lysiane Luong Grooms and the artist

915

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
General Andrew Jackson (After Ralph E. W. Earl), 2003
Acrylic on wood, metal, and cloth
Collection of the Tennessee State Museum

916

Red Grooms, American (b. 1937), and Lysiane Luong Grooms, French (b. 1951)
Thimble Theater, 2014
Courtesy of Marlborough Gallery and the artists

917

Saskia Grooms as Little Red Riding Hood, film still from Little Red Riding Hood, 1978
Ruckus Films, directed by Red Grooms, photography by Rudy Burckhardt

918

Red Grooms
American (b. 1937)
Shoot the Moon, 1962
Paper movie: paper movie scroll and painted wood and cardboard proscenium, ink, and gouache; in a Plexiglas case
Sculpture: movie strips, ink; in a Plexiglas case
Collection of the artist