Painting of Nude Bush Removed From Museum

A cartoonish painting of President Bush (news – web sites) in the nude has been taken down from the wall at the City Museum of Washington. The picture, called “Man of Leisure, King George,” adopts the pose of a famous Impressionist painting, Edouard Manet’s “Olympia,” that scandalized Paris in 1863, and now hangs in the Gare d’Orsay Museum in Paris.
The painting by local artist Kayti Didriksen, shows a caricature of Bush, reclining in the nude on a chaise lounge, his head propped up by pillows.
Instead of the female servant who stands behind Olympia’s couch, a man in suit and tie resembling Vice President Dick Cheney (news – web sites) stands nearby, holding a cushion with a crown and a miniature oil rig on top of it.
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