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October 16, 2012 11:45 AM George W. Bush Takes Up Painting

By Andrew Rudalevige

No, really. Politico says so.  Apparently mostly dogs and Texas landscapes.

If you want a presidency studies spin, all I’ve got is that Dwight Eisenhower enjoyed painting too, as you can see below. Some of his finished efforts can be viewed here, along with analysis thereof by the British TV art critic (and nun) Sister Wendy Beckett. No word on whether she’ll be writing up W’s work.

[Cross-posted at The Monkey Cage

Andrew Rudalevige is a professor of government at Bowdoin College.