use hundreds of Renaissance artists' paintings to re-create one large image of Jesus. A few others have depicted Mary or Roman Catholic saints. But none has attracted as much attention as "Our Christian President," which uses images of Jesus to recreate the official White House portrait of George Bush. Selling this piece only on the eBay auction website, Bear rejects criticism that the mosaic is blasphemous, describing it as a "pictorial representation of the ultimate goal of every Christian. That is, that when men look at us, they will 'see Jesus.'"

Related Elsewhere has several of the mosaics posted online in various forms so you can see the overall piece and the smaller pictures up close. The site doesn't, however, seem to have a picture of the Bush mosaic. But it is available on the eBay auction page.

Additional coverage includes:

Artist Defends Bush Mosaic Made Using Jesus ImagesThe Salt Lake City Tribune (Sept. 28, 2002)

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