Yes, the world’s favorite satirical site went there, and their latest video takes aim at former US President George W. Bush’s latest hobby, painting. You may know that Bush has already painted dogs, cats, landscapes, and even images of himself in the shower, but, The Onion suggests he is also painting “the ghost of the Iraqi child that follows him everywhere.” Ouch.
A particularly good addition that gives their segment an art world touch is their inclusion of New York Magazine art critic Jerry Saltz in the caption to the video with a fabricated quote: “This is how Bush sees the world.”
Recently, Saltz has attracted attention for his articles that have both praised and later criticized the former US President for his artistic achievements. We are curious to know what he thinks of this latest series.
We’ve also created screenshots of all nine of the “new” Bush paintings for your careful perusal below. We may have to add these discoveries to the Bush retrospective — the world’s first! — that we gave the President back in March 2013.
The settlement comes after Tate prevented an artist who exposed sexual harassment by one of its largest donors from co-curating an exhibition.
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The Newark Museum of Art Presents Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection
Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan, and more capture a breadth of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view through August 21.
Advocacy groups are pushing for a 5% royalty in resales, which would pertain even after the artist dies, in which case the funds would go to their estate.
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Art and photographs, publications from the 19th and 20th centuries, manuscripts, posters and more are set to cross the auction block on August 18.
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David Rios Ferreira and Denae Shanidiin join forces to bring awareness to the plight of Indigenous women and girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
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