George W Bush-artwork: Former president will display paintings at SMU this spring.

George W. Bush's New Paintings Are of His Fellow World Leaders (Presumably Not in the Bathtub)

George W. Bush's New Paintings Are of His Fellow World Leaders (Presumably Not in the Bathtub)

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Feb. 26 2014 10:24 AM

George W. Bush Is Ready to Show the World His Artwork of His Fellow World Leaders

The world's already gotten an unauthorized sneak peek at some of George W. Bush's artwork, but this spring people will have the chance to see the real thing with his blessing. The Associated Press reports that more than two dozen portraits painted by the former president will soon be on display at his presidential library at Southern Methodist University. The exhibit will be entitled "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" and, according to the wire, will explore "relationships Bush formed with other world leaders." Until now, the majority of Bush's artwork that's been leaked online has largely been of the painted selfie and pet variety:

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