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SOUTH AFRICAN ART HISTORY AND THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PENIS- DUMILE FENI

Dumile Feni is Panga Managements favourite South African artist. PM is not ashamed to admit that PM even has a T-shirt that says “PM loves DF”. For all of you who have not heard of him or his work, your … Continue reading

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THE TREACHERY OF IMAGES: MURRAY, ZUMA, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND POLITICAL EXPEDIENCY .

Magritte completed The Treachery of Images and the famous ‘pipe’ picture in 1929. “This is not a pipe” (Ceci n’est pas une pipe) is written on the painting. This seems a bit contradictory, No?  But it is in fact, no … Continue reading

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IN 1992 AND IN 2012 SOUTH AFRICAN ARTWORKS DESTROYED – WHAT HAS CHANGED?

If PM’s memory serves PM correctly, it was in 1992 that uniformed members of the right-wing group Afrikaner Weerstandbeweging (Afrikaans Resistance Movement) destroyed a ceramic sculpture depicting Eugene Terre’blanche that was on exhibition in the South Africa National Gallery (Now … Continue reading

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