Red Grooms

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Birthday
7, 1937
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

Multimedia pop artist known for his large-scale, urban-themed works. His films included "Shoot the Moon" and "The Big Sneeze," both from 1962.

Before Fame

He attended the Art Institute of Chicago and Peabody College. He became acquainted with animation pioneer and future collaborator Yvonne Andersen while attending a summer session at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Trivia

He was the 2003 recipient of the National Academy of Design's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Family Life

He settled in New York City and had a daughter named Saskia, who was featured in his film, "Little Red Riding Hood," from 1978.

Associated With

He was inspired by the work of Jeff Koons.