Andres Serrano's work is on display in multiple galleries around the world, … Use the Follow feature by clicking on the icon to receive notifications in future when artworks or exhibitions by this artist are published on Ocula. Andres Serrano was born in 1950. Andres Serrano, Piss Christ, 1987. Although Serrano studied painting and sculpture, he was drawn to the medium of photography and the impulse to use a camera and film in the same manner that a painter uses brush and pigment. While studying photography, painting and sculpture, he worked in advertising, where he was given the position of art director. Born in the same country and around the same year are Jenny Holzer, Bill Viola, Carrie Mae Weems, Cindy Sherman and Jeff Koons. Andres Serrano, Andres also spelled Andrés, (born Aug. 15, 1950, New York, N.Y., U.S.), American photographer whose Piss Christ (1987), an image of a crucifix submerged in urine, resulted in a storm of controversy and was a central element in the so-called culture wars of the late 1980s and 1990s. View Andres Serrano’s 945 artworks on artnet. Awards; Biography; Series . If this artist is represented by an Ocula gallery network partner then the relevant gallery will be shown below. Andres Serrano, photographer, grew up in New York. Andres Serrano first drew attention to himself with a series of shocking art pieces created with the use of plastic figures and bodily fluids, most notoriously with his 1987 photo entitled Piss Christ that remains his most famous and controversial work to date. Ocula News The Major Biennales Going Ahead in 2020 London, 8 July 2020. Galleries and Exhibitions. Toggle navigation ANDRES SERRANO. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and paintings for sale and learn about the artist. Andres was raised in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn in a Catholic household, and found his creative place at the Brooklyn Museum Art School, which he studied from 1967 to 1969. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Andres Serrano is an American artist known for his large-scale photographs imbued with religious symbolism. It shows a plastic crucifix immersed in an aquarium filled with urine and blood. After leaving school at fifteen to pursue a career as an artist he attended the Brooklyn Museum Art School between 1967 and 1969. Andres Serrano In Ocula Magazine. Piss Christ is a photograph taken in 1987 by the Brooklyn-born artist Andres Serrano.