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Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting defaced ahead of court action

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

A controversial painting showing South African president Jacob Zuma in Soviet revolutionary pose and with his genitals on display has been defaced with black paint at a gallery in Johannesburg. Two men, one white, one black, gained entry to the prestigious Goodman Gallery, which had increased security in the wake of threats from Mr Zuma's supporters, and launched the attack in full view of television cameras and other visitors.
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