Andres Serrano <ul><li>Born August 15, 1950 in New York City </li></ul><ul><li>Half Honduran Half Afro-Cuba. </li></ul><ul><li>Born to a strict roman Catholic family. </li></ul><ul><li>Renounces all religion at the age 13. </li></ul><ul><li>Is known for shocking the public through contradictory images of brutality, death and masochists relationships between man and man, man and woman and so on. </li></ul>
Shock through Imagery. <ul><li>Became notorious through his collection of photography of the dead. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Piss-Christ” earned him the disproval of the American public (right wing.) Several federal funded organizations have tried to silence the man and have protested his works. </li></ul><ul><li>Has been accused of trying to destroy the American way of life through his work by politicians campaigning for votes. </li></ul><ul><li>Several political figures have tried to censor the man, putting Serrano at the vanguard of the fight for artistic freedom. </li></ul>
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