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Jon Stewart Visits George W. Bush's World Leader Portrait Gallery: VIDEO

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As you may know, George W. Bush recently revealed a collection of portraits of world leaders he has been painting since he left office, including Bladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Tony Blair, and the Dalai Lama.

Jon Stewart takes a look, hears from the art critics, and warns you not to spring for the audio tour.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. What a different place the world would be had Hitler and Bush made a living using their art rather than going into politics.

    Posted by: Robert | Apr 8, 2014 9:53:16 AM


  2. Who is Bladimir?

    Posted by: bernard | Apr 8, 2014 11:36:26 AM


  3. I think that's the word that sums up W best: childlike.

    Posted by: Seattle Mike | Apr 8, 2014 12:28:35 PM


  4. Start with still-lifes, then landscapes, then portraits.

    Posted by: anon | Apr 8, 2014 1:44:15 PM


  5. @Robert... they are both failed artists because their art sucks. So they never would have made a living at it, and I guess they figured politics was the best avenue for them... but it certainly wasn't the best for humanity.

    Posted by: graphicjack | Apr 8, 2014 1:55:28 PM


  6. Like better more realistic leaders like those done by this canadian! What do you think about it!!???
    https://www.behance.net/gallery/World-Leaders-Living-sculptures/15727949

    Posted by: david | Apr 8, 2014 2:12:19 PM


  7. Like better more realistic leaders like those done by this canadian! What do you think about it!!???
    https://www.behance.net/gallery/World-Leaders-Living-sculptures/15727949

    Posted by: david | Apr 8, 2014 2:12:26 PM


  8. IWhy not compare those with real world leaders.. people transformed in world leaders really!!!, what do you think?
    https://www.behance.net/gallery/World-Leaders-Living-sculptures/15727949

    Posted by: david | Apr 8, 2014 2:13:14 PM


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