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Ayanda Mabulu has painted his most controversial artwork of Zuma yet, featuring a Gupta [NSFW pic]
Posted by on Jul 13th, 2016

Remember Ayanda Mabulu, the artist whose graphic paintings of President Zuma’s penis caused shock and outrage in the past HERE and HERE. Well he has done it again and his new Zuma painting may be… Read More »

Painting worth R2 billion found by accident in an attic of a French house [pic]
Posted by on Apr 13th, 2016

In what is being described as one of the greatest ever finds in the art world, a painting by one of the old masters has been discovered by accident in the leaky attic of a… Read More »

UCT students burn historic paintings taken down from Jameson Hall [PICS]
Posted by on Feb 16th, 2016

Students protests at the University of Cape Town have escalated after the statues of Jan Smuts and Maria Emmeline Barnard Fuller were defaced yesterday HERE. Earlier today several students removed historic art from the Jameson… Read More »

This photograph of a potato sold for R17.5 million [pic]
Posted by on Jan 27th, 2016

Somewhere in the world some rich bastard is bragging to his mates ‘see this crappy pic of a potato…i paid €1 million for it’. Let’s not get into the whole debate about ‘is it art?’… Read More »

Shocking new Zuma painting causes outrage [NSFW pic]
Posted by on Oct 13th, 2015

Just last week artwork featuring President Zuma’s penis made headlines and now a new controversial painting has caused outrage and is being branded as distasteful and disrespectful. The painting by Ayanda Mabulu shows a laughing… Read More »

Government has condemned new artwork of Zuma’s giant penis [NSFW pic]
Posted by on Oct 5th, 2015

Zuma’s penis has again made headlines after the government has condemned a new exbihition where artist Anton Kannemeyer is displaying controversial artwork of the presidential penis. Titled R is for Respect, Kannemeyer has stated that… Read More »

Picasso painting breaks world record for most expensive artwork sold at auction
Posted by on Jun 10th, 2015

And in other the-world-is-not-right news…someone paid R2.2 billion (yes BILLION) for a Picasso painting which has set the record for most expensive artwork sold at auction. The Women of Algiers by Picasso sold by Christies… Read More »

Banksy releases 2 min documentary from inside Gaza as well as new graffiti [video + pics]
Posted by on Feb 26th, 2015

Street artist Banksy is well known for his political and social commentary using graffiti as a medium, but he has gone one step further this time by releasing a 2 min documentary from within Gaza.… Read More »

Banksy spotted in Woodstock, Cape Town [pic]
Posted by on Nov 17th, 2014

Either the world famous graffiti artist Banksy made an unannounced visit to Cape Town or some hipster in Woodstock drank too much skinny latte and decided to get artistic with a shop sign. Good times.… Read More »

Banksy reveals new Olympic inspired artwork despite ban on graffiti by London police [pic]
Posted by on Jul 24th, 2012

London police have been cracking down on street artists in the run up to the Olympics which begins in a few days with several arrests taking place as well as banning them from Olympic venues.… Read More »