Andres Serrano, works 1983-1993
Artist: Andres Serrano, Patrick Murphy
Date of Action:
Region: North America
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: Not provided yet.