“Hunter Biden is expected to meet with prospective buyers at two art shows where his paintings will be on display later this year, according to a spokesperson for the New York gallery retained to sell art made by the president’s son,” CBS reported on Wednesday.
“The shows, a small, private affair in Los Angeles and a larger exhibition in New York City, will give Biden an opportunity to interact with potential buyers of his paintings, which the gallery expects to sell for as much as $500,000,” the report added.
Georges Berges Gallery spokeswoman Robin Davis confirmed that Hunter Biden is expected to attend both events.
“Oh yes,” Davis said. “With pleasure. He’s looking forward to it. It is like someone debuting in the world. And of course he will be there. ”
Davis also claimed everyone in attendance will be “vetted” — whatever that means.
“Everyone will be vetted…so, whomever is appropriate will be attending,” Davis said.
Even Obama’s former ethics chief Walter Schaubs sent up red flags over the White House’s involvement in Hunter Biden’s art-selling schemes. Specifically, he warned that the practice of a selling art for huge sums above expected value is a “perfect mechanism” for bribery.
Hunter Biden’s art could sell for as much as $75,000 to $500,000 each, despite the president’s son having no qualifications as an artist. The White House said that the buyers’ names will be shielded from the public, purportedly kept from even Hunter Biden, Joe Biden, and the administration itself.
This, however, turned out to be a lie, since Hunter Biden is reportedly meeting with prospective art buyers at two of the shows.
The New York gallery owner who will be exhibitioning Hunter Biden’s paintings, George Bergès, will supposedly have the ability to reject offers that raise alarms, CBS earlier reported.
“Potential conflicts could include offers above the asking price from buyers seeking political influence with the Biden family,” the report states. It would be quite a development if this indeed happened. The entire situation reeks of corruption, and even Barack Obama’s former ethics chief weighed in on the national security matter on Friday.
“I mean, they have outsourced Government Ethics to an art dealer,” Schaub said. “She mentioned industry standards. It’s an industry that’s notorious for money laundering,” he added.
“There’s no standards in that industry, and the idea that they’re going to flag any overly priced offers, well this is art that hasn’t even been juried into a community art sale,” he noted. “How is, how are they going to decide what’s unreasonable when they’ve already priced it in the range of $75,000 to $500,000 for a first outing? This is just preposterous and very disappointing.”
If there is any “art” the Bidens are experts at, it’s the art of the con job. And when Hunter Biden again pulls off a lucrative deal based on his work in a profession he has not experience at, it will once again show the American people that the realest kind of privilege in this country is “Democrat privilege.”