L. Paul Bremer's Vermont Paintings | News | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

L. Paul Bremer's Vermont Paintings 

After the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, L. Paul Bremer took over the surely unpleasant task of heading the Coalition Provisional Authority (remember the "coalition"?). Some critics blamed him for the billions of reconstruction dollars that went unaccounted for under his watch. But that's not what NPR's "Day to Day" interviewed him about on today's show. Instead, host Madeleine Brand asked him about his painting. As in,  realistic landscapes executed primarily in Vermont, where Bremer lives part-time. The homepage of his website features what he considers his best painting so far: a quintessential red barn in Cavendish. Though still an amateur, Bremer does sell his work. He says he donates proceeds from sales to nonprofit historical societies in Vermont. You can see his paintings here.

One or more images has been removed from this article. For further information, contact web@sevendaysvt.com.
Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

Tags: ,

About The Author

Pamela Polston

Pamela Polston

Bio:
Pamela Polston is the cofounder, coeditor and associate publisher of Seven Days. In 2015, she was inducted into the New England Newspaper Hall of Fame.

Comments


Comments are closed.

Since 2014, Seven Days has allowed readers to comment on all stories posted on our website. While we’ve appreciated the suggestions and insights, the time has come to shut them down — at least temporarily.

While we champion free speech, facts are a matter of life and death during the coronavirus pandemic, and right now Seven Days is prioritizing the production of responsible journalism over moderating online debates between readers.

To criticize, correct or praise our reporting, please send us a letter to the editor. Or send us a tip. We’ll check it out and report the results.

Online comments may return when we have better tech tools for managing them. Thanks for reading.

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
newsletters:

All content © 2020 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401  |  Contact Us
Website powered by Foundation