The Piss Christ Photograph Analysis

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The Piss Christ is a photograph of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion taken by Andres Serrano taken and originally exhibited in 1987. In the photograph, Jesus is dressed in a cloth that covers the lower half of his abdomen to his upper thighs. His arms are outstretched at approximately a forty-five degree angle above his head. His head is tilted downward with his knees slightly bent. His hands and feet are fixed to a cross. The background is dark at the four corners with a red-orange color around Jesus and the Cross. Just from the visual characteristics of the photograph, I see suffering but hope. After reading how it was made, I understand the controversy over the photograph which has not changed since the controversy started. This photograph was

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