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 genitals exposed.
South Africa's ruling ANC is going to court this week in an attempt to have a satirical painting of President Jacob Zuma removed from a Johannesburg gallery. "The Spear" by artist Brett Murray, shown above, is a Soviet-style image o... Read Post
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 ... Read Post
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 ... Read Post