Painting Over A Presidential Penis: Vandalism Or Not?

Two men who vandalized a controversial painting of South African President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed were due to appear in court Wednesday.

  • Shock art: Why a dismally bad painting has caused such a flap
    Brett Murray’s work hasn’t received the critical drubbing it deserves, mostly because the presidential penis has drawn all the flack. But Murray, while a good craftsman and a fine businessman, is indeed a bad artist. Even in the woolliest corners of ...
    01/28/2015 - 7:45 am | View Link
  • Rare Van Gogh Painting Sells For $61.8 Million — Who’s The Rich Guy Who Bought It?
    Vincent Van Gogh’s painting “Still Life, Vase With Daisies and Poppies” was sold at auction on Tuesday for a whopping $61.8 million. The Wall Street Journal reports that the painting was auctioned off at the highest price for a Van Gogh since 1998.
    11/6/2014 - 5:54 pm | View Link
  • New Banksy painting worth £300,000 is removed from amusement arcade wall to go on sale just one month after appearing
    Five police cars were sent to guard workmen removing a Banksy painting valued at £300,000 just a month ... heading off a potential disastrous act of vandalism when someone crudely scrawled a penis on the plinth. Proceeds from its sale will go to a cancer ...
    11/5/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Link
  • A History of the Fig Leaf
    with its three major lobes simultaneously screening and outlining the penis and testicles behind, and two further vestigial lobes appearing so neatly to represent curls of pubic hair. The artistic fig leaf became all but mandatory when in 1563 the Roman ...
    07/16/2013 - 6:57 am | View Link
  • Protest against Zuma 'penis painting'
    But the piece that sparked the most outrage was the painting of Zuma mimicking a pose by Vladimir Lenin in a Soviet-era propaganda poster -- but with his penis exposed. Critics branded it racist and a violation of Zuma's right to dignity, arguing it is ...
    05/29/2012 - 5:20 am | View Link
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  • The painting of President Zuma |
    PICTURE: Today the ANC released a statement about a painting of President Zuma by artist by Brett Murray which, among other things, says: "We have this morning ...
    01/29/2015 - 7:56 am | View Website
  • Pricasso
    Pricasso the worlds most amazing Performance Artist There are Millions of Artists in the World... BUT ONLY ONE WHO PAINTS WITH HIS PENIS. Over the past 8 years ...
    01/29/2015 - 6:23 am | View Website
  • MS Paint Adventures
    Hey, welcome to the super cool low-tech search page! To search for something, hit Ctrl+F (or Apple+F) and type what you're looking for. Let your browser do all the ...
    01/29/2015 - 6:01 am | View Website
  • On the President, his penis, and bizarre attempts to ...
    The President’s manhood is no laughing matter – at least not for the ANC – whose spin doctors forgot that making a big fuss about something as deliciously ...
    01/28/2015 - 10:02 pm | View Website
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    A nice gallery of Barack Obama Pictures ... LIKE on Facebook and Google, and share with your friends
    01/27/2015 - 3:51 pm | View Website
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