Red Grooms, ‘Garden of Eden’, 1983, Alpha 137 Gallery
Red Grooms, ‘Garden of Eden’, 1983, Alpha 137 Gallery
Red Grooms, ‘Garden of Eden’, 1983, Alpha 137 Gallery

Absolutely stunning unique, imaginative gouache painting called "Garden of Eden" with bright colors and a beautiful rainbow, butterflies and a hand holding a bright sun, signed and framed in elegant light wood museum frame with Marlborough Gallery label verso. In excellent condition. One of our favorites. Heavenly! Ready to hang.

Signature: Signed on the recto (front)

Marlborough Gallery, with label verso

About Red Grooms

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 subway, Central Park, the Apollo Theater, the Woolworth building—populated by life-sized wooden figures of prostitutes, thieves, gamblers, tourists, shoppers, and families, revealing the city’s grit as well as its glamour. It was lauded for its effect of turning Manhattan—then threatening and oppressive—into a place of wonder. Since then, Grooms has “made a career of affectionate parody,” according one critic, through satirical, pop culture-infused prints and sculptural tableaux in homage to his adopted city.

American, b. 1937, Nashville, Tennessee, based in New York, New York

Solo Shows

2017
Marlborough Gallery, New York,

Group Shows

2018
The Museum Show: Works that were exhibited, owned, sold by - or about - museums (including the gift shops!!!)
2018
2018
Museum of the City of New York, 
New York, NY, USA,
Art in the Open
2017
Marlborough Gallery, New York,
2017
2015
New York,
Black or White
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