Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest news, reviews, and commentary delivered directly to your inbox. Every weekday.

Posted inArt

Political Pressure Censors Artwork And Creates Unexpected Spectacle

I feel naïve to have thought that art offered one of the only scared spaces to be freely expressive. Two weeks ago, I wrote a post that attempted to diplomatically depict the controversial saga that has unfolded over artist Brett Murray’s “The Spear”, a Communist propaganda style portrayal of South African president Jacob Zuma with his penis hanging out from his zipper.

{"cart_token":"","hash":"","cart_data":""}