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New York City / Art Workshop #115777

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(NYC: John McKenzie) Paintings by kids in South Bronx, NYC, who learned in Tim Rollins' after-school workshop featured; details given, scenes shown. [Student George GARCES - explains art by team.] [Gallery owner Jay GORNEY - praises art.] [Teenager Carlos RIVERA - describes conds. in his neighborhood.] Rollins shown teaching kids. [ROLLINS - says he wanted to show art could be made by kids who supposedly had nothing going for them.] [STUDENT - explains relating classical literature to own life and to paintings.] Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter "cited as example of source for art; scenes shown. ["Guardian" art critic Waldemar JANUSZCZAK - discusses intelligence of this art.] [Student Annette ROSADO - comments on art.] [ROLLINS - discusses success of workshop.] [Student Howard BRITTAN - says art changed him.]

Koppel, Ted;
McKenzie, John

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