Beloved former President George W. Bush continues to improve as a painter, honing a unique style that is at once hyper-realistic and daringly abstract, seeming to transcend the natural world. Bush’s portraits exude the personality of his subjects, and offer a rare glimpse into the soul of the man behind the brush.
Bush will be unveiling more than twenty portraits of world leaders as part of a new exhibit at Southern Methodist University: “The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy.” It looks fantastic. See for yourself (photos via Associated Press):
Now, watch this video.
Don’t miss this epic quote from GWB43: “I expect I’ll be painting ’til I drop. And my last stroke as I’m heading into the grave. I wonder what color it will be.”