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7. I do, too. First, who the hell paints themselves naked? I've racked my brain for any famous painter
Fri Feb 8, 2013, 03:47 PM
Feb 2013

who did this in 2 or more paintings, but I can't come up with any. I'm sure there are a few, but I doubt this sort of self-portrait is common. To me, it's doubly disturbing because of the self-nudity (I'm no prude, but exactly what does this say about the painter?) and second, because, as seems to be usual, Bush is totally focused on himself. So narcissistic! Usually, beginner painters paint stuff like flowers, their kids, their pets, landscapes, etc. The mentality behind these paintings is truly disturbing.

Now, I have no idea how many paintings Bush has done, and it could very well be that he has done hundreds of paintings of conventional subjects and we just don't know about them. But the naked ones were the ones he was proud enough of to send to his sister.

I keep getting really creepy vibes.

Here are Shrub's bathroom self-portraits He sucks at painting almost as much as he did as President leveymg Feb 2013 #1
What a maroon! tk2kewl Feb 2013 #2
I don't know...those are better than what I can do, at any rate...interesting. TwilightGardener Feb 2013 #3
I find these very, very disturbing. hedgehog Feb 2013 #4
I do, too. First, who the hell paints themselves naked? I've racked my brain for any famous painter Nay Feb 2013 #7
Strange Cracklin Charlie Feb 2013 #9
I'm sure Shrub asks himself that question every time he sees his distorted reflection in the mirror leveymg Feb 2013 #10
could be him...but perspective all off unless he was throwing all perspective out the door Laura PourMeADrink Feb 2013 #12
weird thing about the right pic...his hands can not be seen....leading people like Laura PourMeADrink Feb 2013 #13
Is that what he was focusing on during September 11? undeterred Feb 2013 #18
Really fascinating relationship they have with those Clintons, huh? Goes far and beyond TwilightGardener Feb 2013 #5
Goes back to mutual friends, Stephens Bros., once the biggest investment bankers outside Wall Street leveymg Feb 2013 #8
wtf? zappaman Feb 2013 #6
Crazy? UCmeNdc Feb 2013 #11
and these are our fearless leaders...... dhill926 Feb 2013 #14
"George W. Bush likes to paint himself naked" TMI yellowcanine Feb 2013 #15
The reflection in the mirror looks like a Capuchin monkey. jerseyjack Feb 2013 #16
So what did his sister think Red Mountain Feb 2013 #17
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