Andres Serrano After ‘Piss Christ’

Andres Serrano. Celebrity, 2011, courtesy of Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art

Piss Christ photographer Andres Serrano’s new series “Anarchy,” debuts next month at the Armory Show at Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art’s booth. The photographer is returning to photographing figurines, as he did in his earliest work, though with a new subject: war. The Hanging shows a figurine hanging from a tree, while Level of Disobedience has a hooded man being held up at gun-point. “It’s disconcerting because the toys are not necessarily playing nice,” said Serrano. “They allude to death, war, disaster, confusion and abomination. But children don’t really play nice with their toys when they bash them or instruct them to kill.” Read More