Size: Sound recording: 3 Sound tape reels, 5 in.; 92 Pages, Transcript
Summary: An interview of Red Grooms conducted 1974 Mar. 4-18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Grooms speaks of his family background and growing up in Nashville; the development of his artistic ability; going briefly to the Chicago Art Institute; his New York period; the development of his artistic philosophy of rebelliousness; his Provincetown period; inspirations for some of his work; his European experiences; his hobbies and interests; filmmaking projects; the relationship between politics and art; art as communication, and responses to his work; dealers he has worked with; and future developments in his work. He recalls the painter Gregorio Prestopino.