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)