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Tony Blair Was Framed: George Bush’s Art Become Bootleg Merchandise

by | 26th, April 2014

GEORGE W. Bush’s paintings have been adapted to feature on pillows, bags, throws and clocks. Bush’s collection – “The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy” –  features the faces of his dad, Tony Blair, Vladimir Putin and Hamid Karzai.

 

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clock face Tony Blair Was Framed: George Bushs Art Become Bootleg Merchandise

tony blair bag Tony Blair Was Framed: George Bushs Art Become Bootleg Merchandise

karzai pillow Tony Blair Was Framed: George Bushs Art Become Bootleg Merchandise

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putin clock Tony Blair Was Framed: George Bushs Art Become Bootleg Merchandise

putin pillow Tony Blair Was Framed: George Bushs Art Become Bootleg Merchandise

 

As Mashable notes, proceeds from the products will benefit War Child International.

Given that the hereunder is one of the hangings Bush is most famous for during his time as President, the above ‘Framed’ Tony Blair got off lightly:

 

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UPDATE: the law’s caught up with him. No, not Dubya, or even Tony. The artist. Animal NY quotes one Greg Allen:

“Yeah, this seems like a dick move, supposedly by someone without the guts to come forward and claim their bad boy gesture. Assuming they exist, of course,” Allen tells ANIMAL. “I suspect it’s purely a slow-off-the-line publicity stunt by Society6, which is the merchandising subsidiary of online content mill Demand Media. And it’s a dick move whenever a corporation rips off the creative output of an artist, especially an emerging artist. Even if he happens to be a war criminal.”

Indeed.



Posted: 26th, April 2014 | In: Politicians, The Consumer Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink