Tim William (Timothy) Rollins + KOS
(1955 - 2017)
Tim William (Timothy) Rollins + K.O.S. was active/lived in New York, Maine. Tim Rollins KOS is known for collaborative contemporary artwork, teaching.
A conceptual artist and art teacher, who began working with learning
disabled, often emotionally handicapped students in the early 1980s,
Tim Rollins kept working with them and now the group is called Tim
Rollins + K.O.S. (Kids of Survival). Typically they make works
based on classical literature such as the Bible, Prometheus Bound, The Red Badge of Courage, Alice in Wonderland and Moby Dick.
He invites young people from all over the world to make etchings and
woodcuts of these and other subjects, and the result is a combination
of popular and street culture, innocence and sophistication, violence
and peace. Sometimes a group with Rollins goes out to create
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