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Tim Rollins + K.O.S.

Winterreise – Wasserfluth, 1989

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Acryl, mica and offset print on
Saunders rag, mounted on rag board,
11 7/8 x 8 15/16” (30,2 x 22,7 cm),
Ed. 80/XX A. P., originals, signed and

Visual music. In a school in the Bronx, Tim Rollins + K.O.S. immerse themselves in Schubert’s “Winterreise.” The result: a page of the score as pale as snow—a sign of conciliation and a gathering of new strength.


“Tim Rollins: I love what we do with our projects. We drive people crazy because they can’t figure out what it is. Is it social work? Is it a school? Is it an art project? Is it a fraud? Is it socialism? Is it rehabilitation for juvenile delinquents? Richard Cruz: All and none of the above!” Tim Rollins + K.O.S, dialogue Parkett No. 20, 1989