25 Most Shocking & Outrageous Artworks of All Time

23. Piss Christ – Andre Serrano

Andre Serrano

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Probably one of the most famous artworks on this list, Piss Christ is a small plastic crucifix submerged in a jar of the artist’s urine. Serrano received death threats and lost government grants because of the work, and it was attacked with a hammer when it was exhibited in Australia in 1997. The work was vandalized “beyond repair” by Christian protesters during an exhibition in France in 2011.