America, 2003 - Andres Serrano

About the Work

About America

The child beauty queen of Andres Serrano’s photograph holds an inspiring upward gaze with her piercing blue eyes, much like the other intriguing characters who comprise Serrano’s large America series. She dons a frilly purple dress with a ...

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The child beauty queen of Andres Serrano’s photograph holds an inspiring upward gaze with her piercing blue eyes, much like the other intriguing characters who comprise Serrano’s large America series. She dons a frilly purple dress with a pageant sash, as well as a sparkling tiara, and in the fashion of the other subjects—a postal worker, a pimp, and a migrant worker, among others—she is pictured heroically against a colorful vignette.

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About the Artist

About Andres Serrano

Andres Serrano is an American photographer who is notorious for his controversial images of subjects such as corpses in morgues, Ku Klux Klansmen, and the ...Read More
Andres Serrano is an American photographer who is notorious for his controversial images of subjects such as corpses in morgues, Ku Klux Klansmen, and the homeless. Perhaps best known for his work Piss Christ, which depicts a crucifix submerged in a glass jar of the artist's urine, the masterful quality of Serrano's color saturated prints is unparalleled, transcending the label of "shock art" to challenge outdated notions of beauty and taboo. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants from organizations such as the New York State Council on the Arts, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Cintas Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Serrano was an artist-in-residence at P.S.1's National and International Studio Program at Long Island City, NY in 1985.Read Less

America, 2003

Andres Serrano

Photograph
Size Price
24.00" x 20.00" $3,500
Edition of 100

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Description

Chromogenic print of color photograph.

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Signed by the artist on verso.

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