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Red Grooms captures the essence of Memphis in a commission for the Brooks Museum

Red Grooms touches on geography, economics, race, and the arts in Memphis on My Mind, a commission for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art that was unveiled in Red Grooms: Traveling Correspondent, part of the museum?s centennial celebration. Grooms (b. 1937), a Nashville native who moved to New York City in 1957, is a fascinating figure in post-World War II American art. He relies both on personal investigation and research to develop the ideas that he transforms into heartfelt, perceptive, and engaging works of art.
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