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CAN A COMMERCIAL GALLERY CLAIM TO BE A NEUTRAL SPACE – AND DO SO WITH A POKER FACE?

PM has been considering the above question since Goodman Gallery owner, Liza Essers filed notice to oppose the application made by the ANC to take down, the now infamous, The Spear by Brett Murray. Saying in her answering affidavit: “The … Continue reading

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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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