Freedom vs dignity in art debate | by Nickolaus Bauer

How far can artists go in satirising or sending up the powerful? That is the essence of the ­brouhaha over Brett Murray’s contentious The Spear painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed in a pose reminiscent of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin....
Every Cook can govern

Every Cook can govern

                                                   The Greek form of government was the city-state. Every Greek city was an independent state. At its best, in the city state of Athens, the public assembly of all the citizens made all important decisions on such...