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01/23/2009 02:35 PM ID: 76460 Permalink   

Putin Tries His Hand at Painting


Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is breaking into the art world with a sketch he did of snow falling outside of a window. The sketch was completed in 20 minutes by Putin with details finished by a professional artist.

The finished piece was sold at a charity auction. The starting bid was 20,000 roubles (US $620)and sold for a final value of 37 million roubles (1.15 million US).

A gallery by the name of "Our Artists" based just outside of Moscow purchased the painting to be displayed to the public.

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Now that's putin it on canvas for posterity.
  by: Hytekhik   01/23/2009 02:45 PM     
  I love it  
Just the puns that can come from this alone are priceless!
  by: homegrown420     01/23/2009 03:21 PM     
Remember to capitalize the words in your headlines.
  by: caution2     01/23/2009 06:51 PM     
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