A painting by Cape Town-based artist Brett Murray depicting President Jacob Zuma's genitals has ignited online debate about morality and freedom of speech in South Africa The painting tilted “The Spear” is part of Hail to the Thief II exhibition in Johannesburg.
As many as 15,000 South Africans are expected to protest a painting called "The Spear," in which President Jacob Zuma's genitals are exposed. Done in the style of Soviet-era propaganda, the work is by artist Brett Murray and is curr... Read Post
South Africa's ruling party has threatened legal action against an art gallery after it displayed a number of satirical artworks, including one depicting President Jacob Zuma with his penis exposed. The African National Congress (AN... Read Post
Several weeks ago, controversy ignited in South Africa when a Johannesburg gallery opened an exhibition by artist Brett Murray featuring The Spear -- a painting which depicted Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa with his genit... Read Post