Posts tagged as:

George W. Bush

Art Watch: George W. Bush

by Corinna Kirsch on February 25, 2014
Thumbnail image for Art Watch: George W. Bush

More paintings by the former prez.

Read the full article →

Week Ten: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Curator at the Palais de Tokyo

by Corinna Kirsch on January 14, 2014
Thumbnail image for Week Ten: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Curator at the Palais de Tokyo

Because why not?

This week’s dream exhibitions brought to you by Joshua Weibley, Jessica MacCormack, Angela Washko, and Laura Swanson.

Read the full article →

The Week’s Must-See Art Events: The Nutty Performers

by The AFC Staff on August 5, 2013

 

Get ready for some seriously awesome transformative art works and avant garde film footage! For a taste of how weird this week is gonna get: Klaus von Nichtssagend becomes a pond, the Bruce High Quality Foundation does “CATS,” and there’ll be footage of the Tompkins Square Park riot at the New Museum. Plus, a whole lot of C. Spencer Yeh.

Read the full article →

George W. Bush Learned to Paint on an iPad

by Corinna Kirsch on April 26, 2013
Thumbnail image for George W. Bush Learned to Paint on an iPad

People are not tired of hearing about Painter George W. Bush. In an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition about the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library, NPR correspondent David Greene strayed from politics to ask a burning question: How did the 43rd president start painting? The art portion of the interview starts at the 3:07 mark, but for those who prefer to read it about it, we’ve also transcribed the interview for you.

Read the full article →

Jerry Saltz and Karl Rove Talk About George W. Bush’s Paintings on MSNBC

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on March 26, 2013
Thumbnail image for Jerry Saltz and Karl Rove Talk About George W. Bush’s Paintings on MSNBC

How absurd can this story get?

Read the full article →

George W. Bush Has Painted 50 Dogs

by Will Brand on March 8, 2013
Thumbnail image for George W. Bush Has Painted 50 Dogs

Additional details have emerged about George W. Bush’s artmaking. He has painted 50 dogs (separately). His art tutor, who emphatically does not paint dogs (quote: “Oh my god, I don’t paint dogs!”), recorded an interview with the local Fox affiliate in Atlanta.

Read the full article →