Painting of President Zuma's Genitals Causes Protest in South Africa

Design News 05.29.12

As many as 15,000 South Africans are expected to protest a painting called "The Spear," in which President Jacob Zuma's genitals are exposed. Done in the style of Soviet-era propaganda, the work is by artist Brett Murray and is currently hanging in Johannesburg's Goodman Gallery.

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Thousands in South Africa to protest portrait of Zuma with genitals exposed | CNN
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