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George W. Bush shares his paintings with the world in new exhibit

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George W. Bush presented Jay Leno with a portrait on The Tonight Show. NBC/YouTube
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George W. Bush's hand-painted Christmas ornament sold out and has been on backorder for months. George W. Bush Presidential Center/Facebook
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George H.W. Bush, email hacked, February 2013, shower painting
George W. Bush holiday ornament 2013

Despite a penchant for privacy, former president George W. Bush is finally going to share his personal paintings with the world. Dubya's artwork will soon be on display at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas.

According to a statement from the library and museum, the exhibit, coming in early April, will showcase more than two dozen never-before-seen portraits painted by Bush. The paintings will be accompanied by artifacts, photographs and personal reflections.

Called "The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy," the exhibit will explore President Bush's relationships with world leaders and how they shaped international policy and advanced American interests abroad.

Dubya's artistic aptitude was first revealed due to the efforts of a hacker known as Guccifer. Since then, we have all seen his attempts at dogs, cats and even a portrait of Jay Leno. His limited-edition holiday ornament featuring a cardinal was immensely popular and backordered for months.

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