Hunter Biden’s Sketchy Art Deal

Hunter Biden attends his father Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool/Reuters)
Do we want government ethics outsourced to an art dealer?

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE L o and behold, a New York gallery show raises concerns about D.C. influence-peddling and back-door White House bribes. Georges Bergès Gallery on West Broadway in Soho is showing the work of Hunter Biden this fall. Bergès, an established dealer, has struck an unusual ethics agreement with the White House. In response to concerns that influence-seekers will buy Biden’s work, Bergès has promised to keep the names of buyers and prices secret. No one except Bergès and the buyer, not even the artist, will know anything about an acquisition.

I haven’t seen Biden’s art, so I can’t evaluate it. Jerry Saltz, New York magazine’s venerable art

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