Lot 496
  • 496

Andres Serrano

100,000 - 150,000 USD
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  • Andres Serrano
  • Piss Christ
  • signed, titled, dated 1987 and numbered 7/10 on the reverse
  • cibachrome print in artist's frame
  • 45 1/4 by 32 3/4 in. 114.9 by 83.2 cm.


Stux Gallery, New York
Private Collection
Christie's, New York, October 5, 1999, lot, 292
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale


Winston-Salem, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon University Art Gallery; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Awards in the Visual Arts #7, May 1988 - June 1989, p. 115, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art; New York, New Museum of Contemporary Art; Miami, Center for the Fine Arts; Houston, Contemporary Art Museum; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Andres Serrano: Works 1983-1993, November 1994 - February 1996, p. 63, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
The Netherlands, Groninger Museum, A History of Andres Serrano: A History of Sex, February - May 1997, p. 20, illustrated (another example exhibited).
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Artium; L'Hospitalet, Centre Cultural Metropolita, Andres Serrano: El dedo en la llaga, June 2006 - January 2007, n.p., illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
New York, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Andres Serrano: Shit, September - October 2008 (another example exhibited)


Donald Kuspit, "Objects and Bodies: Ten Artists in Search of Interiority," Awards in the Visual Arts, Winston-Salem, 1988, p. 13
Robert Atkins, "Stream of Conscience," The Village Voice, May 30, 1989, Vol. 34, No. 22, pp. 87-88, illustrated
Richard Johnson, "Storm Over 'Art' Photo of Christ," The New York Post, May 12, 1989, p. 6
Patrick  Finnegan, "Bearing the Cross: An Interview with Andres Serrano," Contemporanea, No. 22, November 1990, pp. 32-35
Eleanor Heartney, "Andres Serrano: Challenging Complacency," Latin American Art, Winter 1990, pp. 37-39, illustrated
Brian Wallis, Andres Serrano: Body and Soul, New York, 1995, n.p., illustrated in color
Andres Serrano, A History of Sex, Milano, 1998, p. 6, illustrated
Uta Grosenick and Burkhard Riemschneider, Art at the Turn of the Millenium, Cologne, 1999, p. 461, illustrated
Dian Hanson, ed., Andres Serrano: America and other work, Cologne, 2004, n.p., illustrated