Yiull Damaso's painting of Nelson Mandela as a corpse, with late Aids orphan Nkosi Johnson performing an autopsy on him, has provoked angry complaints from members of the public. However, Hyde Park shopping centre management, has said they will continue to display the painting, as they "support freedom of expression and art". Read more: M&G, Sapa via News24
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