The rule breakers

2013-11-16 11:00

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They are sometimes shocking and sometimes horrifying but they're seldom boring – they're artists and they revel in pushing boundaries and touching on the taboo. Brett Murray may have caused outrage with his depiction of President Jacob Zuma's nether regions in his controversial painting, The Spear, but he is by no means the only rebel with a cause shaking things up in the art world.  

Ayanda Mabulu’s recent painting of Jacob Zuma setting a dog on a Marikana miner wasn’t the first time the self-taught 32-year-old artist put the knife into the man he blames for the country’s woes.

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