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Red Grooms

City at Night: A Puzzle Block Set, 1974

Fluorescent lightbox construction with painted wood puzzle pieces
53 1/4 × 51 × 15 1/4 in
135.3 × 129.5 × 38.7 cm
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Signed and dated to lower right corner of light box 'Red Grooms 1974'. Inscribed to verso …

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Signed and dated to lower right corner of light box 'Red Grooms 1974'. Inscribed to verso of lightbox 'Ruckus Studio Crew Charlie Powell, Andrew Ginzel, Jim Brennan, Mimi Gross Grooms'. Sold with instructional booklet made by the artist.

Red Grooms
American, b. 1937
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Red Grooms’ “Ruckus Manhattan” in the mid-1970s humorously transformed Grand Central Terminal into …

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Red Grooms’ “Ruckus Manhattan” in the mid-1970s humorously transformed Grand Central Terminal into a 3-D caricature of New York City. “I wanted to do a novelistic portrait of Manhattan from Battery Park to Grant’s tomb,” Grooms explained. The comic-book inspired interactive installation included iconic landmarks—the …

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Red Grooms, ‘City at Night: A Puzzle Block Set’, 1974, Wright
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Wright

Signed and dated to lower right corner of light box 'Red Grooms 1974'. Inscribed to verso …

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Signed and dated to lower right corner of light box 'Red Grooms 1974'. Inscribed to verso of lightbox 'Ruckus Studio Crew Charlie Powell, Andrew Ginzel, Jim Brennan, Mimi Gross Grooms'. Sold with instructional booklet made by the artist.

Red Grooms
American, b. 1937
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Red Grooms’ “Ruckus Manhattan” in the mid-1970s humorously transformed Grand Central Terminal into …

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Red Grooms’ “Ruckus Manhattan” in the mid-1970s humorously transformed Grand Central Terminal into a 3-D caricature of New York City. “I wanted to do a novelistic portrait of Manhattan from Battery Park to Grant’s tomb,” Grooms explained. The comic-book inspired interactive installation included iconic landmarks—the …

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Red Grooms

City at Night: A Puzzle Block Set, 1974

Fluorescent lightbox construction with painted wood puzzle pieces
53 1/4 × 51 × 15 1/4 in
135.3 × 129.5 × 38.7 cm
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