Tim Rollins & K.O.S, Fashion Moda, Longwood Arts Gallery, and Bronx River Gallery, South Bronx Show, 1986


Color offset, 24″ x 18″. Featuring art by Tim Rollins & K.O.S. and photograph by Michael McKenzie. Poster design by Stephan Neumann.

The annual neighborhood survey “South Bronx Show,” inaugurated at Fashion Moda in 1979, later spilled over into other local venues the Longwood Arts Gallery and Bronx River Gallery.

Tim Rollins began making art with his students at Intermediate School 52 in the early 1980s, naming his youthful collaborators “Kids of Survival,” or K.O.S.

The South Bronx Show, Fashion Moda, Tim Rollins, 1986, The Children of Lyman Place


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