Is nudity art?

Sometimes last year, a painting depicting a naked Head of State in one neighbouring country made headlines.

The piece of art depicted the President as some form of naked warrior, ready for war, only that his choice of weapon was not only a spear but some other part of his anatomy. As expected, the artist got a lot of headache for the painting; the piece of art was defaced and considered grossly ‘disrespectful’ by many.

Art is beautiful. However, I never took it as a subject at school. From my primary school days, I have always been hopeless in the subject and drawing an egg was, and is still my greatest challenge. Recently, a local artist stripped bare in what was termed Art.

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The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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