Brett Murray speaks about the shift in the work that appears on his new exhibition
Four years ago, a painting of Zuma got half the country up in arms. This year, another one is hardly commented on.
Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth – the feathers in our president’s cap.
The trial of Louis Mabokela, accused of vandalising the Jacob Zuma ‘The Spear’ painting, has been postponed in the Hillbrow Magistrate’s Court.
The ANC has delivered an unpalatable 12 months that has left the nation hungry for leadership, writes Richard Calland.
The Film and Publications Board cannot ban online images, an appeal tribunal told it this week.
A ruling on the classification of "The Spear" artwork has been overturned by the Film and Publications Board’s (FPB) Appeal Tribunal.
The ConCourt has upheld a high court ruling, which found that certain provisions of the Films and Publications Act are unconstitutional and invalid.
The Goodman Gallery has lodged papers with the Film and Publications Board Appeal Tribunal in an attempt to overturn the 16N rating of "The Spear".
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.
The trial of two men accused of vandalising the painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed has been postponed to October.
The artist of the latest explicit picture of the president, Ayanda Mabulu says his work is comment and no disrespect is intended.
The reaction to a new painting of President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed has been banal but in an interesting way, Eusebius McKaiser has said.
The ANC has condemned a new painting of President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed, saying it hasn’t ruled out mass action to protest against it.
Another painting of President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed has gone on display, this time at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town.
Universities must help to create social cohesion by promoting the teaching of African languages.
Every man has one, flaccid or not, and yet the mere mention of the proverbial python sends a grown man’s blood racing to his head.
The Goodman Gallery has appealed a ruling that children should be protected from the ‘Spear’ painting, saying the FPB does not have the authority.
Thought Leader’s editor wonders whether the severity of South Africa’s political discourse warrants the severity of Zapiro’s latest cartoon.
Zapiro’s cartoons are revolutionary, writes the M&G’s features editor, Tanya Pampalone. But defending his latest is proving to be difficult.
Lobby group AfriForum has labelled Zapiro’s latest cartoon as a "vulgar portrayal" of President Jacob Zuma.
The case against two men accused of vandalising a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed has been postponed to September 4.
The Limpopo man accused of defacing "The Spear" painting, depicting President Jacob Zuma’s genitals, has been fired.
South Africa needs to be alert to the implosion in Europe and to opportunities in the rest of Africa, writes Richard Calland.
Nothing annoys South Africans more than someone saying we’re worse off than Zimbabwe. But at least we’re not Botswana.
Songstress Simphiwe Dana pens a letter to City Press editor, Ferial Haffajee, on the role "The Spear" had in dehumanising black people.
When the Goodman Gallery put up The Spear, South Africa was driven into warring camps. One of the voices that strained to be heard was Unathi Kondile.
In the fortnight of "The Spear" madness, did anyone spare a thought for the long-suffering news anchors who had the prickly task of telling the story?
The political tsunami generated by "The Spear" has begun to subside, so there is some relative calm in which to assess the consequences of the outcry.
Film and Publications Board has classified "The Spear" on the grounds that it contains nudity. But what other famous artworks have they missed?
You don’t need an anti-free speech or religious motive to pervert online censorship application. Bureaucratic empire-building and profit work as well.
Dead kwaito star Brown Dash has topped May’s list of fastest rising internet searches in South Africa, outranking "The Spear".