Graphic painting of Zuma an insult to SA - Edward Zuma

2015-10-27 21:59

President Jacob Zuma's son Edward has described an explicit painting in which his father's genitals are depicted as an insult to his family and to the country.

Naked Zuma painting degrading to women - ANC

2015-10-13 18:00

A painting in which President Jacob Zuma's genitals are depicted is distasteful and degrading to women, the ANC says.

Goodman guard acquitted of assault

2014-12-15 07:39

Goodman Gallery security guard Paul Molesiwa has been acquitted of assaulting one of the men who defaced a controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma, The Citizen reports.

Artist defends new Zuma painting

A painting of President Jacob Zuma in traditional attire with his genitals exposed is on display at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town.

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My emotional reaction to The Spear

2012-05-30 07:25

Zama Ndlovu feels she must apologise for her subjective, emotional and academically unfounded reaction to Brett Murray’s depiction of the president.

Goodman Gallery guard case postponed

The case against the Goodman Gallery security guard arrested for assaulting the man who damaged "The Spear" was postponed in the Hillbrow Magistrate's Court.

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The spear of the nation stays up

2012-05-18 10:55

Did we think the image of President Jacob Zuma by Brett Murray was particularly beautiful to persuade us to publish it? No, says Ferial Haffajee.


Zuma artist receives stern warning from ANC Women's League

2015-10-15 18:43

The ANCWL has issued a stern warning against controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu after he painted a naked President Jacob Zuma, saying the painting was a "narrow-minded analysis" of the country.

We are being molested: Artist behind naked Zuma painting

2015-10-13 09:15

President Jacob Zuma is the subject of another painting in which his genitals are depicted in an artist's view of SA society - this time Ayanda Mabulu's The Pornography of Power. WARNING: Strong language


The Spear case continues

2013-04-04 12:36
The court case of Louis Mabokela, who vandalised

The court case of Louis Mabokela, who vandalised "The Spear" painting which depicted President Zuma with his genitals exposed, entered its second day in Johannesburg. See the pictures.

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I wish Brett Murray was a black man

2012-06-01 09:33

Koos Kombuis imagines what the reaction to The Spear painting would have been had Brett Murray been a black man.


ANC march to Goodman Gallery

2012-05-29 10:05
Large crowds of ANC supporters have arrived outside the Goodman Gallery to protest the Zuma painting. See the latest pictures from the ANC march.

Large crowds of ANC supporters have arrived outside the Goodman Gallery to protest the Zuma painting. See the latest pictures from the ANC march.

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Defacing of Zuma <em>The Spear</em> painting

Two men were caught on camera defacing Zuma's painting called The Spear at the Goodman gallery in Johannesburg.

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