Andres Serrano

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I am an artist first and a photographer second.

Andres Serrano

I like going to Church for aesthetic reasons, rather than spiritual ones.

Andres Serrano

Whenever possible, I operate outside the system.

Andres Serrano

I have never voted in my life.

Andres Serrano

One of the things that I am happy about in my life as an artist is that I am not considered a Hispanic artist.

Andres Serrano

As a former Catholic, and as someone who even today is not opposed to being called a Christian, I felt I had every right to use the symbols of the Church and resented being told not to.

Andres Serrano

Some people have compared the Klan images to ecclesiastical figures.

Andres Serrano

My work has social implications, it functions in a social arena.

Andres Serrano

I have always felt that my work is religious, not sacrilegious.

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I like Church furniture.

Andres Serrano

Oftentimes we love the thing we hate and vice versa.

Andres Serrano

I don't think that because I am Hispanic I should therefore do Hispanic work.

Andres Serrano

I have never been able to see myself as fitting into one category, and I have never been able to limit my contact with people to one group of people.

Andres Serrano

Being born, especially being born a person of color, is a political act in itself.

Andres Serrano

In my work, I explore my own Catholic obsessions.

Andres Serrano

I am just an artist.

Andres Serrano

I like to believe that rather than destroy icons, I make new ones.

Andres Serrano

I am drawn to Christ but I have real problems with the Catholic Church.

Andres Serrano

I usually refer to myself as Hispanic.

Andres Serrano