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Andres Serrano

Piss Christ

A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection

Andres Serrano

Andres Serrano

Piss Christ

Piss Christ

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A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection

Andres Serrano

b. 1950

Piss Christ


signed Andres Serrano, titled Piss Christ, dated 1987 and numbered 4/4 (on the reverse)

cibachrome print, silicone and plexiglass 

152.4 by 101.6 cm. 60 by 40 in.

Executed in 1987, this work is number 4 from an edition of 4, of which only 3 are extant.


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藝術人生:瑪林伉儷收藏

安德烈斯・塞拉諾

生於1950年

《尿溺基督》



款識:藝術家簽名Andres Serrano、書題目Piss Christ、紀年1987並標記4/4(背面)

Cibachrome相紙、矽樹脂及樹脂玻璃

152.4 x 101.6 公分;60 x 40 英寸

1987年作。1版4件,現存只有3件,此作為第4件

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Stux Gallery, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Anon, "Goings on about town," The New Yorker, October 2012 (edition no. unknown) 

Donald Kuspit, “Objects and Bodies: Ten Artists in Search of Interiority,” Awards in the Visual Arts, Winston-Salem, 1988p. 13 (edition no. unknown) 

Robert Atkins, “Stream of Conscience,” The Village Voice, Vol. 34, 20 May 1989, pp. 87-88, no. 22, illustrated (edition no. unknown) 

Richard Johnson, “Storm Over ‘Art’ Photo of Christ,” The New York Post, 12 May 1989, p. 6, illustrated (edition no. unknown) 

Patrick Finnegan, “Bearing the Cross: An Interview with Andres Serrano,” Contemporanea, No. 22, November 1990, pp. 32-35 (edition no. unknown) 

Francis R. Denson, "John Miller and Andres Serrano. 'Bad Boy' Sublimination," Contemporanea, No. 22, November 1990, pp. 37-41 (edition no. unknown)  

Eleanor Heartney, “Andres Serrano: Challenging Complacency,” Latin American Art, Winter 1990, pp. 37-39, illustrated (edition no. unknown)  

Brian Wallis, Andres Serrano: Body and Soul, New York, 1995, n.p., illustrated (edition no. unknown) 

Andres Serrano, A History of Sex, Milan, 1998, p. 6, illustrated (edition no. unknown) 

Uta Grosenick and Burkhard Riemschneider, Art at the Turn of the Millennium, Cologne, 1999, p. 461, illustrated (edition no. unknown)  

Dian Hanson, Ed., Andres Serrano: America and other work, Cologne, 2002, n.p., illustrated (edition no. unknown) 

Brian Wallis, Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America, New York, 1999, illustrated (edition no. unknown)  

Winston-Salem, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, 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 (edition no. unknown) 

New York, The Galerie St. Etienne, Scandal, Outrage & Censorship: Controversy in Modern Art, January – March 1992 (edition no. unknown) 

Warsaw, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle; Ljubljana, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana; Bregenz, Magazin 4 Vorarlberger Kunstverein; Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania; New York, The 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, January 1994 – February 1996, p. 63, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

Groningen, Groninger Museum, A History of Andres Serrano: A History of Sex, February – May 1997, p. 20, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The American Century: Art & Culture 1950-2000, 1999 

New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Art & Outrage, June 2002 (edition no. unknown) 

New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Down By Law, January – May 2006 (edition no. unknown)

Avignon, Collection Lambert, Andres Serrano, November 2006 – February 2007 (edition no. unknown)