Artists Collect: The Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong Private Collection
October 11 2008 - January 4 2009
Internationally recognized artist and Nashville-native Red Grooms was made famous for his riotous paintings and installations depicting urban life. Over the years, he has supported the arts in Nashville and donated to Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art. Some of his public projects in the Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel, formerly located by the river. Artists Collect offers the fascinating opportunity to explore the connection between two internationally known artistic personalities and the work that has influenced them. Over the years these two artists have amassed an incredible collection that reveals their lifelong passion for the arts and their personal connections to an international art world. By exhibiting the artist’s collection, we will provide a new context in which to understand for the richness of Red Grooms’ work.