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Why George W. Bush will not be painting Michelle Obama

THE ART NEWSPAPER

Former US President turned prolific portrait painter, George W. Bush, has painted the faces of military veterans for his follow-up show to world leaders at the George W. Bush Presidential Centre in Dallas. Proceeds from the exhibition Portraits of Courage (until 1 October) and its accompanying book go towards supporting post-9/11 veterans and their families. The 66 portraits and a mural confirm how Bush’s confidence with paint on canvas has grown since his first works were leaked online in 2013. Then a portrait of Vladimir Putin…read more

Image | George W. Bush (courtesy The White House)

2018-10-29T11:04:29+00:00