The Animal Farm: P. W. Botha 1
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.77
People
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.
Title
The Animal Farm: P. W. Botha 1
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1984-1987
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
acrylic wash on book pages mounted on linen
Dimensions
153 x 241.3 cm (60 1/4 x 95 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: On verso in black paint: Tim Rollins + K.O.S. So. Bx 1984-87
  • inscription: On the back side of the canvas in black paint: From An Animal Farm: P. W. Botha I.
    Signed: Tim Rollins + K.O.S. So. Bx 1984-87
  • label: Rhona Hoffman Gallery
    Tim Rollins & K.O.S.
    From the Animal Farm: P.W. Botha
    1984-87
    Acrylic and wash on book pages on linen
    59 x 95"
    c1087020
Provenance
[Rhona Hoffman Gallery], sold; to The Edward R. Downe, Jr. collection, New York. [G.W. Einstein Company, Inc. consignment #7198], sold; to Harvard Art Museum, 2009.

Footnote:
Edward R. Downe, Jr. was advised by Patterson Sims and Marcia Tucker in the purchase of this work.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Modern and Contemporary Acquisition Fund
Accession Year
2009
Object Number
2009.77
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Lawrence Rinder, Viewpoints: Tim Rollins + K.O.S., brochure, Walker Art Center (Minnespolis, MN, 1988), p. 3, ill.

Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Riverside Studios, London and Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland (London, 1988), p. 39

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Animal Farm, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington DC, 1992)

Exhibition History

Re-View: European and American Art Since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2011 - 06/01/2013

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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