George W. Bush's portraits of two dozen leaders including Vladimir Putin, above, are on display in a Dallas museum. Photo: AP Photo George W. Bush's portraits of two dozen leaders including Vladimir Putin, above, are on display in a Dallas museum. Photo: AP Photo
George W. Bush's portraits of two dozen leaders including Vladimir Putin, above, are on display in a Dallas museum. Photo: AP Photo

Portrait of Putin as a tense man: George W. Bush unveils his artistic streak with paintings of world leaders

As 43rd US president takes up art to open his mind, he says his portraits of other world leaders reflect the time he spent on 'personal diplomacy'

George W. Bush's portraits of two dozen leaders including Vladimir Putin, above, are on display in a Dallas museum. Photo: AP Photo George W. Bush's portraits of two dozen leaders including Vladimir Putin, above, are on display in a Dallas museum. Photo: AP Photo
George W. Bush's portraits of two dozen leaders including Vladimir Putin, above, are on display in a Dallas museum. Photo: AP Photo
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