Tim Rollins and K.O.S. (Tim Rollins 1955–2017)

Animal Farm - New World Order


Not on display

Acrylic paint on paper on canvas
Unconfirmed: 1219 × 1828 mm
Lent from a private collection 2000
On long term loan

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Rollins worked in collaboration with teenagers from the Bronx, who he taught in after-school workshops, under the name ‘Kids of Survival’. Many of their works engaged directly with classic works of literature. Here the pages of George Orwell’s Animal Farm provide a painting surface, upon which Orwell’s political allegory has been updated with animals representing the world leaders of the time.

Gallery label, September 2004

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