SABC News - Ayanda Mabulu


The Inter-Provincial Arts Exchange  will open a Fundraising exhibition designed to explore development exchange between artists in Limpopo and Gauteng.
Limpopo, Gauteng artists to share platform at Joburg exhibition

Saturday 9 April 2016 11:29

The projects aim is to create a platform, where artist can have the opportunity to showcase their work and collaborate.


The ANCWL says everyone has an inherent dignity and the "right to have their dignity respected and protected
Zuma artist receives stern warning from ANCWL

Friday 16 October 2015 06:04

The ANCWL issued a stern warning against controversial artist, Ayanda Mabulu, after he painted a naked President Jacob Zuma, saying the painting was a "narrow-minded analysis" of the country.


Gender Equality rebukes latest Zuma painting

Wednesday 14 October 2015 00:05

The Commission for Gender Equality has spoken out against a recent painting of President Jacob Zuma, describing it as “despicable and disrespectful”.


‘Art propels the nation forward’

Friday 27 March 2015 19:43

The curator of the ‘Voices of Africa’ exhibition underway at Stephan Welz & Co gallery in Sandton says ‘township art’ is on the rise.


 The artwork of Ayanda Mabulu "Yakhali'inkomo -- Black Man's Cry" was pulled from the FNB Joburg Art Fair last week.
Mabulu’s Zuma artwork sold for R89 000

Monday 30 September 2013 19:07

A painting commenting on President Jacob Zuma's perceived role in the Marikana shooting has been sold for R89 000, gallery director Greg Dale said on Monday.


Ayanda Mabulu’s ‘Yakhal'inkomo - Black Man's Cry’.
Zuma painting back on display at art fair

Sunday 29 September 2013 06:32

The organisers of the Joburg Art Fair have put a controversial painting by artist Ayanda Mabulu back on display.


The work, by artist Ayanda Mabulu titled "Yakhal'inkomo -- Black Man's Cry", was removed for fear that it would offend sponsors and important people.
Art fair should rethink Mabulu decision: FXI

Saturday 28 September 2013 14:38

The Johannesburg Art Fair should reconsider its decision not to display an artwork by Ayanda Mabulu about last year's Marikana shooting, the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) said on Saturday.


The work, by artist Ayanda Mabulu titled "Yakhal'inkomo -- Black  Man's Cry", was themed around the Marikana shootings in August last  year depicted President Jacob Zuma
Zuma painting removed from Jhb Art Fair: report

Friday 27 September 2013 16:35

A new art work depicting President Jacob Zuma has been removed from the First National Bank Joburg Art Fair.


The artist depicts a scarred face of Nelson Mandela on one of the new banknotes.
Scarred Madiba face on banknote painting

Monday 12 November 2012 08:18

Cape Town artist Ayanda Mabulu's latest painting depicts a scarred face of Nelson Mandela on one of the new banknotes


Lukamba says painting of President Jacob Zuma falls into a racist tradition of degrading African people through sexual imagery.
Our fathers naked, where is our African pride?

Saturday 1 September 2012 16:37

Painting of Jacob Zuma depicts a mind-set which is divisive, has no respect for moral values and no respect for Africa writes Jean-Pierre A. Lukamba.


The painting of President Jacob Zuma by Ayanda Mabulu.
'Zuma painting undermines African leaders'

Wednesday 29 August 2012 12:13

The African Diaspora Forum has strongly condemned a painting by artist, Ayanda Mabulu, depicting President Jacob Zuma with exposed genitals saying that it undermines African leaders


Another painting showing Zuma with his genitals exposed is being exhibited in a Cape Town gallery.
ANC calls on artists to respect Zuma

Tuesday 28 August 2012 15:38

The ANC has called on artists to respect President Jacob Zuma and desist from portraying him in an undignified manner.


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