Tim Rollins and K.O.S.
March 24 – April 30, 2011
540 West 26th Street
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Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, 540 West 26th Street, opening March 24, 6-8 p.m., through April 30, lehmannmaupin.com
This is the latest product of the long-running and now-legendary collaboration between Rollins and the Kids of Survival, begun in 1984 as an educational experiment with at-risk kids in the Bronx, but now having far transcended that background. The new work spins art from the literary symbolism of various high-school lit classics, with the group making their own spins on the original illustrations from "Huckleberry Finn" or creating works based on the color symbolism in "The Great Gatsby."