13 March — 17 May, 2015
Inspired by Renaissance painting and religious art, he challenges the viewer with taboo subjects such as sex and religion. Serrano portrays the homeless, the dead and the symbols of the Church. A crucifix submerged in yellow liquid caused wide-spread controversy. Entitling his work “Piss Christ”, Andres Serrano wrote himself into art history.
"I always felt that I was exploring or breaking new ground in photography by abstracting the image, very much like a painter does. But it’s still a photograph. That’s why I always see myself as a conceptual artist with a camera rather than as a photographer" - Andres Serrano
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