Sunday, January 11, 2015

Honor and tragedy through his eyes, hand

The paintings of Red Grooms, one of Nashville's most respected artists, hang in museums and galleries worldwide. Now, Grooms' look at the Civil War is on display at the Tennessee State Museum. Civil War images haunted Grooms' life from its beginning. Long before attending Hillsboro High School, he discovered that his boyhood home sat just a stone's throw from the site of the Battle of Nashville in 1864. • Article

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