Andres Serrano Quotes.
Some people have compared the Klan images to ecclesiastical figures.
I like Church furniture.
My work is intensely personal.
I have always felt that I am the sum total of my parts.
I like going to Church for aesthetic reasons, rather than spiritual ones.
In my work, I explore my own Catholic obsessions.
One of the things that I am happy about in my life as an artist is that I am not considered a Hispanic artist.
Being born, especially being born a person of color, is a political act in itself.
I am drawn to Christ but I have real problems with the Catholic Church.
Oftentimes we love the thing we hate and vice versa.
I don’t think that because I am Hispanic I should therefore do Hispanic work.
I usually refer to myself as Hispanic.
I don’t really think I am interested in the macabre, but I am curious about death. That’s normal… The only certainty in life is that we’re all going to die. It would be unnatural not to think about death once in a while.
My use of the medium – photography – is in some ways traditional.
I think if the Vatican is smart, someday they’ll collect my work.
I have always felt that my work is religious, not sacrilegious.
Unfortunately, the Church’s position on most contemporary issues makes it hard to take them seriously.
I like to believe that rather than destroy icons, I make new ones.
Whenever possible, I operate outside the system.
I have never voted in my life.