Andres Serrano, works 1983-1993


Artist: Andres Serrano, Patrick Murphy

Year: 1983-1993

Date of Action: August 2021

Region: North America

Subject: Religion

Medium: Public Art

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: Not provided yet.