The Spear

 
Trace Zuma's trajectory by muted reaction to 'shock art'
Trace Zuma's trajectory by muted reaction to 'shock art'
When President Jacob Zuma was portrayed with his genitals exposed in The Spear in 2012, Brett Murray’s painting was defaced twice and...
Zuma's seven unpardonable sins
Zuma's seven unpardonable sins
During his seven years in office to date, President Jacob Zuma has confessed to some sins, but continues to commit many others. Carien du Plessis...
'The Spear' vandalism case postponed
'The Spear' vandalism case postponed
Mabokela (26) was caught on camera defacing artist Brett Murray's painting The Spear at the Goodman Gallery on May 22 2012. He faces...
2012: The year of tawdry politics on a plate
2012: The year of tawdry politics on a plate
It has been South Africa's annus horribilis – the year in which those people around the world who supported the anti-apartheid movement...
Appeal tribunal shreds classification of 'The Spear'
Appeal tribunal shreds classification of 'The Spear'
It cannot impose age restrictions on publications and websites not involved in its classification process. It cannot use the protection of children...
Appeal tribunal declassifies 'The Spear'
Appeal tribunal declassifies 'The Spear'
Spokesperson for the regulatory body Prince Ndamase said on Wednesday this meant the painting was no longer subject to a rating of 16N, which the
Goodman Gallery appeals 'Spear' rating
Goodman Gallery appeals 'Spear' rating
The Goodman Gallery on Thursday lodged papers with the Film and Publications Board Appeal Tribunal in an attempt to overturn the board's decision...
[Video]Pimples: Spear us your heritage
[Video]Pimples: Spear us your heritage
It's that time of year when we remember our heritage and celebrate our cultural diversity. For the Pimples, it's about letting it all hang out. Watch the video.
Hearing on 'The Spear' defacement postponed
Hearing on 'The Spear' defacement postponed
Barend la Grange (58) and Louis Mabokela (25) are accused of defacing artist Brett Murray's painting The Spear at the Goodman Gallery on...
Zuma artwork 'exposes issues'
Zuma artwork 'exposes issues'
Artist Ayanda Mabulu wants everyone to know he is not being disrespectful of ­President Jacob Zuma simply because he has stripped him of his suit...

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