Remarkable local sketch artist at the Norwood Mall

We just walked past this remarkable sketch artist who sits outside the Cell C store in the Norwood Mall. I thought he just copies photos but he just uses photos as a starting point for more personal sketches. Sandton, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, RSA

Spear to the heart

This Zuma painting debacle is becoming sickening. An artist paints a work that criticises the president and the response is outrage and an implicit insistence that the president is beyond reproach and criticism. Today two people protest the painting in a bold but non-violent protest by defacing it (and apparently ruining it) and their protest…… Continue reading Spear to the heart

Naked, chocolate Jesus … who gets to eat what?

I just saw this story on Reuters about how a Manhattan art gallery cancelled its plans to exhibit a life-sized chocolate Jesus, sans the loincloth. What I am wondering is who gets to eat which bits and is there greater significance attached to different body parts … ?(Image source: Stuff.co.nz)Technorati Tags:chocolate, jesus, naked, statue