Andres Serrano, works 1983-1993

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Artist: Andres Serrano, Patrick Murphy

Year: 1983-1993

Date of Action:

Region: North America


Subject: Religion

Medium: Photography

Confronting Bodies:

Description of Artwork: "In these Contract With America times, Sen. Jesse Helms and others continue to cite Serrano as a reason for abolishing public funding for the arts altogether. Questioning the definitions of the sacred and the profane, Serrano delights in upending the conventional concepts of man and God, body and belief, insider and outsider."

The Incident: Funding Denied

Results of Incident: {{{description_of_result}}}

Source: https://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/taking-the-piss-out-of-art-6363698