This Sept. 12, 2013 photo shows President George W. Bush speaking during an energy conference at the Bush Institute in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
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A collection of paintings of military veterans subtitled "A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors," it features 66 portraits of wounded or traumatized personnel he has met who served in the U.S. Army in Iraq or Afghanistan following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 .All-but-retired from public life, Bush spends most of his time at his Texas ranch, where he first picked up a paintbrush in 2012 .In 2014, he unveiled 30 stylized portraits of heads of state he knew as president, including former British prime minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former French president Nicolas Sarkozy.However, the main interest in Bush's paintings will be what the artist reveals of his feelings about the conflicts he launched and the veterans who bore the consequences of his decision to go to war.
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