Red Grooms: Larger than Life

Yale University Art Gallery received a rich collection of large paintings, cartoons and drawings by Red Grooms. Sylviane Gold reviewed the show for the NY Times
Red Grooms: Larger than Life is big, rowdy and lots of fun. Of course, Mr. Grooms’s raucous style — the louche draftsmanship married to vibrant color — could make a funeral look like fun. more

Red Grooms, Picasso Goes to Heaven, 1973. Acrylic and charcoal on paper laid down on canvases with wood extensions. Yale University Art Gallery, Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection.
© Red Grooms. All rights reserved. ARS, New York/Courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York 

Red Grooms: Larger than Life, Yale University Art Gallery


Red Grooms, Cedar Bar, 1986
Colored pencil, colored crayons, and watercolor on five sheets of paper, mounted to board and framed in artist's wood frame, 304.8 x 810.3 cm , Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection


Installation view,
Left: Picasso goes to Heaven, 1973
Right: Studio at the Rue des Grands-Augustins, 1990-96
 

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