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A Midsummer Night's Dream XVII (after William Shakespeare)
  • Tim Rollins + K.O.S. (Kids of Survival)
    active 1982–2017
    born: Pittsfield, Maine, United States
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream XVII (after William Shakespeare), 2001
  • Where object was made: Salina, Kansas, United States
  • watercolor, fruit juice, aquaba paper, collage, mustard seed, xerography, rag paper on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 42 x 48 in
    Canvas/Support: 106.7 x 122 cm
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0015
Label Text

All-over arrangement of colorful flowers cut out and applied to canvas over Shakespeare's text. This painting was made by Tim Rollins and a group of students in Salina, Kansas at the Salina Art Center in March 2001. The student participants signed their initials on the back of the painting.