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Tim Rollins + K.O.S.
Tim Rollins (b. 1955, Pittsfield, Maine. d. 2017, New York), based in South Bronx, New York, was an artist, art teacher and activist, who founded "KOS" (Kids of Survival) in 1982, which was an artist and survival project in the South Bronx with teenagers from 13 years out of disadvantaged social classes. The collaborative group participated in the Whitney Biennale in New York in 1985, 1991 and 2006; in the documenta 8 in Kassel (1987) and the Venice Biennale (1988). Tim Rollins studied Art and Philosophy at the University of Maine, Augusta; and at the School of Visual Arts, New York, and afterwards he was the assistant to conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth.

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  • 12. Jun 26. Jul
    Dark Waters Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • 20. Oct 22. Dec
    Tim Rollins & KOS Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich
  • 20. May 29. Jul
    reverence HVCCA - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill