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Artist:
Tim Rollins and K.O.S., founded New York City 1982  Search this
Tim Rollins, born Pittsfield, ME 1955-died New York City 2017  Search this
Printer:
Matthew Michel  Search this
Publisher:
Pyramid Atlantic  Search this
Medium:
screenprint with chine collé on paper
Dimensions:
21 1/2 x 15 in. (54.6 x 38.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2004
Exhibition Label:
Tim Rollins founded the artist collective K.O.S. (Kids of Survival) in New York in 1982 with a group of children from his neighborhood in the South Bronx. Working together with a changing group of “underachieving” students, Rollins has directed numerous art projects that foster collective creativity. Working with at-risk area kids participating in the Pyramid Atlantic workshop’s visual literacy program in Silver Spring, Maryland, Rollins chose Franz Josef Haydn’s oratorio, The Creation, to be their source of inspiration. As they listened to the music, the group made drawings and prints and contemplated the beginning of the universe, moving from the void to the primal and momentous appearance of light and the ensuing emergence of heaven, earth, celestial bodies, land, sea, plants, and animals. Each of the prints embodies one of the seven days of creation.
Multiplicity, 2011
Topic:
Religion\Old Testament\Creation  Search this
Object\written matter\sheet music  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Anne and Ronald Abramson
Object number:
2008.37.1.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7743f167c-1e82-4cad-8c10-717b4411a430
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2008.37.1.7