Protest to the Goodman Gallery
A walk through her valley
"The Spear" is a painting by Cape Town based South African artist, Brett Murray. It depicts South African President Jacob Zuma in a pose reminiscent of Lenin, with his genitals exposed. The painting triggered a defamation lawsuit by Zuma's party, the African National Congress (ANC), and was vandalized on 22 May 2012.
The Brett Murray turmoil was probably the most talked about highlight for the visual art industry in South Africa and happened almost on Ronél's doorstep.
Here's a glimpse of what Ronél experienced as she walked through her neighbourhood on 29 May 2012...
- MAY 2012
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