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What Happens to a Dream Deferred / Harlem (2) (after Langston Hughes)
  • Tim Rollins + K.O.S. (Kids of Survival) Lawrence, Kansas
    active 1982–2017
  • What Happens to a Dream Deferred / Harlem (2) (after Langston Hughes), 2002
  • Where object was made: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • watercolor, acaba paper, collage on book pages (24 sheets)
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: each element 16 x 10.35 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: each element 6 1/4 x 4 1/16 in
  • Gift of Tim Rollins and K.O.S.
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0016.01-24
Label Text

Twenty- four watercolors on book pages containing Langston Hughes poems. Made as a single work of art by Tim Rollins and twenty- three middle- school students from Lawrence, Kansas, in conjunction with the centennial celebration of Langston Hughes.