Edward Knippers

Edward Knippers is a painter and printmaker living in Arlington, VA. His work has been included in over 150 exhibitions, half of which have been one-man shows and invitationals. These include exhibitions at the Virginia Museum, Richmond, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Cheekwood, Nashville, TN. His work has also been exhibited at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). Knippers’ art is included in numerous public and private collections including the Billy Graham Museum, Wheaton, IL; the University of Oklahoma Museum, Norman; the Vatican Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, Rome; and the Grunewald Print Collection at the Armand Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Violent Grace, a retrospective, a monograph on his paintings was recently published by Fresco Fine Art Books, Albuquerque, NM. See: www.edwardknippers.com; e-mail: ecknippers@aol.com.

Serrano’s Piss Christ Reconsidered

Art / Visual Art

I first became aware of Andres Serrano’s Piss Christ in a conversation with Howard Fox, then curator of contemporary art at the L.A. County…