October 15, 2016 - January 8, 2017
Grooms’ treatment of New York City and Tennessee provides the focus for Red Grooms: Traveling Correspondent. The distinct bodies of work reflect time spent in these radically different environments, specifically those that most define him as a person and an artist.
November 19, 2016 - April 2, 2017
Nnenna Okore (b.1975) is the second artist selected for the Rotunda Projects series. Working with burlap, she fashions abstract objects inspired by textures, colors, and landscapes from her immediate environment. Her installation, designed for the rotunda, will be suspended from the dome for six months.
January 18 - January 29, 2017
Intrude, a public art installation slated to come to the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in January 2017, consists of five giant illuminated inflatable rabbits, the largest of which is approximately 23 feet high, 10 feet wide and 16 feet long. Created by Australian artist Amanda Parer (b. 1971), this installation first appeared at Vivid Festival of Light in Sydney.